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  • Photo of a laptop on a desk with a chalkboard in the background

    The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) issued guidance in the form of a Dear Colleague Letter regarding the requirements in the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) that apply to public virtual schools.

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    Hear from high school students and educators in Missouri about the empowerment of using accessible materials with text-to-speech (TTS) technology.

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    R. Jackson, 2005

    The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997 and 2004 set forth requirements to improve access to the general curriculum for students with low-incidence disabilities. Universal design for learning (UDL) is discussed as a …

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    2:00PM – 3:30PM ET on Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    K-12 education agencies and schools are becoming increasingly aware of web accessibility and taking action. Join this webinar for an overview of why accessibility is essential for K-12 websites. Topics will include legal requirements, case studies, policy development, and considerations for getting started.

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    R. Jackson & V. Hendricks, 2014

    Currently, students with vision challenges are learning to read through the medium of either large print or braille, following or coinciding with a Learning Media Assessment (LMA). They are also learning to use universally designed or assistive technologies, which may or may not be infused with their school’s technology curriculum. …

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    PACER & AIM Centers, 2010

    Some students with disabilities have difficulty reading and accessing standard print and learning materials, such as textbooks and supplementary materials. To succeed in school, these students need learning materials in specialized …

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    Andrew I. Hashey, et al., 2014

    As online learning opportunities continue to spread—31 states now offer full-time virtual schooling, serving 275,000 students—educators need to make choices about how best to reach and teach all of their students. As in traditional ...

  • 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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    9:20AM – 10:50AM ET on Friday, February 1, 2019

    Transition services are integral to preparing students for higher education and employment. For many students with disabilities, independent use of accessible educational materials (AEM) and accessible technologies is essential to meeting postsecondary education and career goals, and therefore need to be included in transition plans. Join this session as we unpack the challenges faced by students as they exit high school and enter postsecondary settings, and the role of AEM and accessible technologies in providing equal access to education and employment. Strategies for scaffolding students’ independent use of AEM and accessible technologies as they progress from Kindergarten through high school completion will be shared.

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    10:00AM – 11:00AM ET on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Unpack the challenges faced by students who use AEM as they exit high school and enter postsecondary settings. Working backward from the first year in higher ed, this session will highlight critical strategies for preparing students to articulate their need for AEM, self-advocate, and be independent users as they progress from Kindergarten through high school completion.