AEM Center Events
The AEM Center at CAST offers free technical assistance webinars and presentations at national convenings and conferences, with the goal of increasing the availability and use of accessible educational materials and technologies for learners with disabilities across the lifespan.
Grab a cup of TA at the AEM Café
How are you approaching accessibility in your learning environment? Are you stuck in a rut? Need some new ideas? Struggling with a challenge? Eager to share a new idea or strategy with others?
Meet CAST’s team of friendly Technical Assistance Specialists at the AEM Café!
Every first Thursday of the month from 1:00–2:00 pm PT / 4:00–5:00 pm ET, we’ll focus on a topic, share some little-known resources from the AEM Center, and the rest is up to you. Show up, chat, ask questions, or just listen to the conversation. The AEM Café is open and ready to welcome you.
The AEM Café blend of the month (topic) for Thursday, December is Creating Accessible Web Sites.
1:30PM – 2:30PM ET on Thursday, December 8, 2022
5:00PM – 6:00PM ET on Monday, January 9, 2023
12:30PM – 2:30PM CT on Tuesday, January 24, 2023
New to AEM Center events?
The AEM Center uses Zoom, which supports a number of keyboard shortcuts for accessibility. If this is your first time using Zoom, please learn more about joining a Zoom webinar and joining a Zoom meeting.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, May 18, 2020
Learn three simple ways you can create a captioned video that supports both accessibility and understanding.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, May 11, 2020
Join us for this webinar as we take a deep dive into (1) distinguishing the meanings of "accessibility" and (2) clarifying what it means in the context of access for students with disabilities.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Learn about the latest technologies for making math accessible to diverse learners.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, April 13, 2020
Learn skills for creating documents and slide decks that are usable for all learners, including students who use assistive technology.
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, March 30, 2020
Learn skills that you and your students can use to personalize digital reading experiences.