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, June 1st will be Open Forum - End of Year Celebration!
Register once for the entire AEM Café monthly series
Have an idea for a topic? Let us know by filling out this quick form, or share it with us on Twitter using #AEM4All and tagging @CAST_UDL.
Coordinating State and Local Systems for Providing Accessible Educational Materials (AEM)The National AEM Center will share recommendations and resources from a cohort of seven states in their third year of creating coordinated statewide systems for providing AEM and technologies for learners with and without disabilities. You'll leave with tools to replicate these systems in your own settings.
10:00AM – 11:00AM ET on Wednesday, June 28, 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.
1-2-3 Captions: Workflows for Creating Accessible Video
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.
Coming to Terms: The Meaning of "Accessible"
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.
Making Math Notation Accessible
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Learn about the latest technologies for making math accessible to diverse learners.
Creating Accessible Documents and Slide Decks
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.
Personalizing the Reading Experience
3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, March 30, 2020
Learn skills that you and your students can use to personalize digital reading experiences.