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The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued guidance in the form of a Dear Colleague Letter regarding the requirements in the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that apply to public virtual schools.
These state instructional materials resources are provided to include information on statutes and policies, special education responsibilities, and more.
9:50AM – 10:50AM CT on Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Educators and parents often have questions about including assistive technology (AT) and accessible educational materials (AEM) in IEPs. Join Joy and Diana for a fast-paced discussion of seven places in the IEP development process where AT and AEM can be deliberated and documented.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Join a discussion with AEM leaders from Florida and Texas about policies and guidelines that support the provision of accessible educational materials (AEM) for all learners. What should be included in policies? How are guidelines developed and communicated? Who shares in the responsibilities? To get the most out of the webinar, please review AEM Quality Indicator 3 ahead of time. And because the process of providing AEM requires collaboration, gather your colleagues to watch the webinar together!
This page includes recommended contract and purchase order language for both print or digital materials along with suggestions for requesting product accessibility information and questions to ask if accessibility information is not provided.
The AEM Center is excited to team up with the seven states in the AEM Cohort to build better systems for providing AEM and related technologies to individuals in education settings that range from early childhood through postsecondary.
AEM Center, 2015
This document contains the entire contents of the AEM Navigator interactive decision making tool and accompanying forms in a static, printable format.
AIM Postsecondary Commission, 2011
This report is based on the shared experiences and perspectives of the 19 stakeholder representatives who make up the AIM Postsecondary Commission. These Commissioners speak with one voice in stating that barriers that would deny students with disabilities their rights to full and complete access to their educational experience are unacceptable in a society that values achievement through education.
R. Jackson & J. Karger, 2015
This paper provides an introduction to the concept of audio-supported reading (ASR) for students with specific learning disabilities. Jackson (2012) defined ASR as a technology-based technique for reading in which individuals read digital text in conjunction with listening to the text in an audio format such as text-to-speech (TTS).
2:20PM – 3:20PM ET on Friday, February 1, 2019
Is accessibility ("A11Y") for learners with disabilities among the criteria you, your school, district, or state use when procuring educational materials and technologies? Come to this session to learn five guidelines that should be a part of any procurement process and leave with your first action step toward making learning more accessible to learners in your education setting. You'll be an A11Y hero!