Learning Ally for AEM State Contacts and NIMAC Coordinators
Thursday, April 5, 2018
2:00PM – 3:00PM ET
Edward Bray, National Director, Government Relations & State Initiatives, Learning Ally
Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)
Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.View in glossary
National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC)
Central national repository established at American Printing House for the Blind to store, validate, maintain and disseminate NIMAS filesets.View in glossary
This presentation is part of a webinar series co-hosted by the AEM Center and the NIMAC. You’ll be walked through the ins and outs of Learning Ally, with particular attention to what you need to know as an AEM State Contact and/or NIMAC State Coordinator. Learning Ally is a national non-profit dedicated to helping students with print disabilities, including blindness, visual impairment and dyslexia. Learning Ally improves the way students learn at home and in the classroom through human-narrated audio books. Come with your questions for Learning Ally and your colleagues.
Blindness or other disability that prevents the effective use of printed materials.View in glossary
Digital form or representation of a sound which may be used for non-visual access to text and images.View in glossary
Joining an AEM Center Webinar
The AEM Center uses Zoom for its webinars. If this is your first time attending one of our webinars, we recommend that you review Zoom's information for joining a webinar.
Zoom Accessibility Features
The AEM Center’s web conferencing system provides access for participants with physical disabilities, blindness, and low vision through a range of Zoom keyboard shortcuts. Participants can also view closed captioning during a webinar.