USDOE Funds AEM Center with Free Accessible Student Materials; Will Schools Come Aboard?

Struggling students who need audiobooks, accessible PDFs, braille, e-Pubs, etc., can tap into a free federal program with new funding.

Try "App Flows," A Strategy Using Multiple Digital Tools For All to Access The Curriculum

Graphite's App Flows easily include AIM and AT so students minimize their print disabilities as they learn alongside grade-level peers.

Unlock, "Read" Digital Math Content, Images, Interactivity with MathML Cloud

MathML Cloud takes locked digital math images, equations, interactivity and makes them accessible to students who struggle.

How to "Read with Your Ears," from An AT Specialist, Plus Resources That Support Dyslexia

Dyslexia resources for "ear reading" and other "finds" help teachers include students with print disabilities in grade-level learning.

Whatza VPAT? Follow This Yellow Brick Road to Accessible Learning!

A voluntary measure by vendors, the VPAT, helps book/tech buyers pick products built with accessibility in mind.

"I Am More Powerful Than You Think," Digital Story Celebrates World Usability Day 2014

See how Luis Perez and friends use universal design, talent, and technology to improve perceptions about disability.

Access to Science! Podcasts with A "Twist" Aim to Boost MS Learning for Included SPED Students

UVA researcher Michael Kennedy is funded to try innovative podcasts to intensify how SWD learn and retain science vocabulary.

School Psychologists Celebrate Striving, Growing, Thriving in Schools This Week

School psychologists are part of the IEP team who put alternatives to print in the hands of students who struggle to read.

7 Reasons to Pick e-Books: An Author/Book Reviewer Tells Why This Format Is A "Better Read"

Not all e-Books are accessible but those that are help struggling readers "get" the content, access the curriculum.

AT Rules Day 3! Free Accessible Instructional Materials Can They Close An Achievement Gap?

Eligible students who struggle have much to gain using free accessible educational materials thanks to their state department of education.

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is an education writer-blogger. She’s a longtime SPED teacher who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources.

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