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    Other than embossed braille and large print, specialized formats require technology to deliver accessible content to students. For students served under IDEA, delivery technology falls under the definition of assistive technology (AT). Find out more about how AT and AEM work together.

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    Resources for individuals and agencies interested in policies regarding AEM and accessible technologies in workforce development settings.

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    The Quality Indicators are designed to assist with the implementation of statutory requirements that apply to state and local education agencies, institutions of higher education and workforce preparation agencies.

  • The Office for Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently released two documents that provide important information regarding the use of emerging technology in educational settings.

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    The resources will help educators address continuity of access while schools are closed due to COVID-19. Includes guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, tips for making videos and other educational materials more accessible and more.

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    Resources for those interested in learning more about laws, regulations and guidelines that pertain to the civil rights of individuals with disabilities within education and workforce development settings.

  • 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.

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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.

  • Both state education agencies (SEAs) and local education agencies (LEAs) have critical roles in developing coordinated systems for the timely provision of accessible instructional materials (AIM) and collaboration is essential.

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    Learn about UDL On Campus, a fantastic new resource from CAST, along with information on the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 and the Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Post-Secondary Education for Students with Disabilities.

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