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    Learn about the different sources for obtaining AEM and information to consider when making this important decision.

  • How to Find Specialized Formats of Print Materials is the fourth module of a free year-long professional learning opportunity to help new educators (and other interested educational professionals) improve the accessibility of the materials their students use for learning. In this module, you’ll learn how to find specialized formats (audio, braille, large print and digital text) for print materials.

  • The AIMing for Achievement DVD includes content of national impact that is designed to be useful across multiple environments with differing models of service provision. The DVD contains interviews, supplementary information, and illustrative scenarios that increase awareness and knowledge needed at both system and student levels to support timely provision of AIM.

  • This document provides information about SEA SPED responsibilities regarding the National Instructional Materials Acessibility Standard (NIMAS) and the National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC) in a list format presenting actions, required or suggested activities, and suggested timelines for implementation.

  • Frequently asked questions about the acquisition of AEM.

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    IDEA 2004 established the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS), a technical standard used to prepare electronic files to convert print instructional materials into specialized formats (braille, audio, digital text, or large print). NIMAS and AIM in IDEA provides information on the language found in IDEA's statute and regulations.

  • Standards, recommendations on production and tools, information on EPUB and PDF accessibility for developers, educators, and instructors.

  • This frequently asked questions (FAQ) document about the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) was prepared by the AIM Center as a resource for more information about the legal requirements of IDEA.