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  • online course

    Wednesday, July 11 – Wednesday, March 27, 2019

    The National AEM Center invites you to participate in a free professional development opportunity to improve the accessibility of the materials your students use for learning. Many students with disabilities experience barriers to using curriculum materials due to physical, sensory, or learning disabilities. The outcome of the offered professional development is that you will improve your students’ access to the same curriculum materials as their classmates. And, we’re certain that you’ll discover that accessibility improves the quality of your curriculum for all learners. For this activity, we’re targeting educators in their first, second, or third year of teaching; however, we welcome all interested participants. Small groups from the same school or district are encouraged.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    When you deliver a presentation at a conference or at a meeting, you want everyone in attendance to understand your message. However, many presenters unintentionally erect barriers that make that goal difficult for some attendees. In this webinar, you will learn about best practices for making your presentations accessible to a wider audience that includes not only people with disabilities, but also people who call into a presentation and do not have access to the visuals, and those sitting in the back row of a large room. You will learn techniques for making your slides more accessible using a number of popular presentation tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Apple’s Keynote and Google Slides, as well as how to design an accessible handout that provides value even after the presentation is over. Finally, you will learn how to deliver your presentation in a way that allows everyone to participate and engage

  • presentation

    9:15AM – 10:15AM PT on Saturday, April 21, 2018

    Diverse and engaging educational materials and technologies are being selected by states, districts, and teachers for student learning. But are they accessible to all learners? In this workshop, you'll learn what "accessible" means, who needs accessible educational materials (AEM) and accessible technologies, and where and how to acquire them.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    In Part 3 of our webinar series, we’ll focus on how accessibility applies to digital materials and technologies. How does assistive technology relate to accessibility? What guidance might you give to your state and local districts for the procurement process? What resources are available? Please bring your questions.

  • presentation
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    11:50AM – 1:15PM CST on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    This presentation will include a discussion of AEM Basic topics such as: what are AEM, why provide AEM, who needs AEM, and how to acquire AEM when needed. An update on current activities in MN related to the MN AEM Best Practices Cohort will be provided.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Thursday, December 8, 2016

    This session will provide an overview of features to look for when considering and purchasing digital educational materials. Time will be devoted to addressing questions and comments from participants.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Thursday, October 27, 2016

    This session will provide an overview of features to look for when considering and purchasing digital educational materials. Time will be devoted to addressing questions and comments from participants.

  • webinar

    12:00PM – 1:00PM ET on Friday, October 14, 2016

    This session will include a discussion of basic information about accessibility and what that means to learners with disabilities. Topics in this introductory webinar will include legal issues, a decision-making process, and how to locate and use supporting resources on the AEM Center website.Time will be devoted to addressing questions and comments from participants.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Wednesday, October 12, 2016

    This interactive session will look at each side of the AEM coin—accessible content and accessible delivery technology. Topics will include a decision making process, how materials can be acquired and the supports that may be needed for effective use for learning.

  • webinar

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Wednesday, September 28, 2016

    This session will include a discussion of basic information about accessibility and what that means to learners with disabilities. Topics in this introductory webinar will include legal issues, a decision-making process, and how to locate and use supporting resources on the AEM Center website.

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