Beneficent Technology, Inc.

Deepening the Impact of Bookshare for the Success of Students with Learning Disabilities

“This three-year grant of $200,000 will expand access and use rates for Bookshare, an extensive library of accessible texts.” Funds used specifically for Erie, Niagara, Barnstable, Dukes, Nantucket and Essex Counties.

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY (Western New York) and Eastern Massachusetts
AMOUNT: $200,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2016
WEBSITE: http://benetech.org/


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued