Dyslexia? Movie Trailer, New Novel's Sensitive Story Changes Perceptions in Middle School

“Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”

"Power Up's" 2015 Resolutions, Resources: Try Top Tech Solutions for Improving Teaching & Learning

Check out "POWER Up" ideas collected by USDOE using evidence and proven technologies to support teachers and students.

"The Testing Camera" by Peter H. Reynolds Is A "Comical" Take on What's Wrong with Assessments

Best-selling author Peter H. Reynolds offers free resources showing why students are not test scores, data, or labels stuck on by others.

New Year, New AIM-VA Trainings Can Put Free Accessible Learning Materials in Students' Hands

Regularly scheduled webinars by AIM-VA staff hone in on how students who need accessible materials can receive them at no cost.

E/LA Contest Is Accessible for Virginia's Students to Show Literacy, Creativity, Tech Skills

English teachers are holding a festival for Virginia's students that rewards literacy and technology smarts.

The "Almost Best" Collection of Apps, Extensions for Special Education from An AT Specialist

Log on here or her website to see Karen Janowski's list for apps and extensions that best support learning for struggling students.

"#showme1in5" Media Message Is Powered by Parents Whose Children Struggle with Dyslexia

The innovative grassroots parent group finds a social media initiative can get out their message to teach students with dyslexia differently.

Accessible Music Materials, Talent, Hard Work, Great Mentors Bolster Justin Kauflin's Music Career

National Library Service for Blind and Physically Handicapped offers instructional braille music materials that launched a notable career.

Sweet! See Obstacles Removed in Bookshare's Animation Where Accessible Books Are Essential

Bookshare's animation offers answers of AEM=AIM to falling behind, getting disinterested, even dropping out of school.

State Superintendent Urges Schools to Give Eligible Students Accessible Learning Materials

Steven R. Staples says students who need a read-aloud accommodation during testing many require accessible learning materials for instruction, as well.

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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