Resources for what’s on in October
3 October. Today is National Poetry Day. There is a poem for everyone … even if you don't like poetry! We have loads to choose from on RNIB Bookshare, including this one called 'I Don't like poetry'!
4 October. It's Dyslexia Awareness Day, so #GoGreenForDyslexia. RNIB Bookshare has over 325,000 titles in accessible formats from early learning literacy to further and higher education titles that can be used by Dyslexic learners through their schools, colleges and universities.
5 October. We say 'Hurray' for all teachers on World Teachers Day. Thanks for the great job you do for Print Disabled learners!
7 October. It's National Libraries Week so make sure you get to your local library and celebrate! If you are Print Disabled and have a book from a library and you need to make it accessible, you can download it from RNIB Bookshare! Why not try RNIB Library!
8 October. We love Ada Lovelace Day. Let’s celebrate women and girls in science! We love Kate Pankhurst's books about 'Fantastically Remarkable Women' where you can find out about Ada and others!
31 October. Ha Ha Happy Halloween! Here's an accessible tactile image of a super scary faced carved pumpkin with beastly flying bats!! Visit RNIB Bookshare's resources of 3,000 accessible tactile and large print images. There is more than curriculum images to delight, lovely seasonal resources too!
Famous Birthdays and authors
16 October. It's Oscar Wilde's birthday today, a fantastic author, poet and interesting fellow! We have many of his titles, both for children and adults on RNIB Bookshare, where we love books!
“If one cannot enjoy reading a book over again there is no use in reading it at all.” Oscar Wilde"