AIM Center Brief: The Provision of AIM to Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM Center)
Two issues associated with the provision of accessible instructional materials (AIM) to students who are deaf or hard of hearing are addressed. The first section describes the physical basis of reading challenges experienced by many students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The second section focuses on research pertaining to the use of sign language representations in conjunction with print and digital text for this population of students.
Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM)
Print-based educational materials converted into specialized formats, related to the requirements of the IDEA statute.View in glossary
Published material retrieved and read via a computer.View in glossary
Karger, J. (2014). AIM center brief: The provision of AIM to students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Wakefield, MA: National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials. Retrieved [insert date] from http://aem.cast.org/about/publications/2004/students-deaf-hard-of-hearing-brief.html