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Resources for Teachers

As more students with print disabilities become eligible for accessible instructional materials (AIM), more teachers and school personnel are looking for good resources to learn how AIM can provide for their students.  The National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials is a great resource for teachers and other personnel involved in the decision-making process and usage […]

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Guiding Questions for Provision of Accessible Instructional Materials

The questions that follow offer guidance to the IEP team regarding: 1) consideration of student needs; 2) documentation of needed services and supports on the IEP and other forms; and 3) follow-up activities to ensure that the identified services and supports are in place in a timely manner. Has the team indicated that the student […]

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An Introduction to Accessible Instructional Materials

Students cannot learn if they cannot access the curriculum. Because current educational approaches are heavily dependent on textbooks and other print materials, students who cannot efficiently and effectively use such materials are at a striking disadvantage. IDEA 2004 mandates that students with print disabilities must have alternative ways to access the information contained in textbooks […]

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