A Florida Montessori school for students who cannot hear or who have hearing impairments received a donation of 22 Nook e-readers from a local nonprofit group. The devices will be used to promote student literacy, which is a concern among those who cannot hear, the school's associate director Carol Downing said. " ...[W]hen we get a chance to have a book in a child's hand that immediately gets them to read, that is improving their life all around," she added.

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