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Quick Starts

Organized by audience, each Quick Start offers brief answers to the most commonly asked questions about AEM along with links to additional resources for further information.

Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)

Print- and technology-based educational materials designed to be usable across the widest range of individual variability.

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Parents & Families

Explore answers to questions families may have about how accessible educational materials can help their children both in the classroom and at home. Each response includes links to additional AEM Center resources of particular interest to families.

K–12 Educators

Discover brief answers to questions about the need, selection, acquisition, and use of AEM in the classroom. This page also includes information and links to AEM Center resources that can be useful in educator-focused professional development about AEM.

State and Local Education Agencies

Find brief answers to questions about the provision of services related to accessible educational materials as well as links to additional AEM Center resources of particular interest to state and local agencies.

Teacher Educators

Investigate answers to questions that teacher educator faculties at institutions of higher education may find helpful in learning about accessible educational materials and supporting undergraduate and graduate teacher candidates improve access to general education curricula for elementary and secondary level students. Each response includes links to additional AEM Center resources of particular interest to teacher educators.

Higher Education Faculty

Find answers to frequently asked questions about AEM and accessible technologies for faculty at institutes of higher education, including universities, colleges, technical colleges, and community colleges.

Accessible Technology

Technology that can be used by people with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. Incorporates the principles of universal design.

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Workforce Development Professionals

A great place to start if you support learners in workforce development programs and transition programs.