Schools use Kobo e-readers for students with visual impairments

04/29/2011 | Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.), The

An Illinois school district, as part of a pilot program, is using Borders' Kobo e-readers for its students with low vision and visual impairments. The e-readers allow students to select larger text sizes to read books and avoid cumbersome large-print volumes. The Kobo devices were chosen for their compatibility with the Bookshare program, which provides free access to books for students with visual disabilities.

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