GoRead App – Android Bookshare App

Did you know about the Android accessible book reader app – GoRead for individuals with print disability for Bookshare?

GoRead app (free) is an accessible e-reader app that allows downloading directly from Bookshare!

Here is a description of the from Benetech and FB Reader project developers of Go Read :

Go Read is optimized for people with visual impairments and allows readers to:

  • Read on-the-go with a variety of Android tablets and phones (Android 2.2 Froyo or above)
  • Access and download books directly from Bookshare  (must be a Bookshare member to download)
  • Supports both Individual and Organizational Bookshare memberships
  • Read with voiced navigation and text-to-speech
  • Read books in DAISY and EPUB formats

(Images from : http://goread.org/about/ )

For more information check out Go Read . Exciting news for Android users!


About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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