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National AEM Center Impact by the Numbers, October 2019 – March 2021

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Date

2021

The 2019–2024 National AEM Center provides technical assistance, coaching, and resources to increase the availability and use of accessible educational materials and technologies for learners with disabilities across the lifespan. The following visualizations display our impact and are updated semiannually. Current data represent 10/1/19–3/31/21.

Looking for our previous report? Visit our Impact by the Numbers, Oct 2019 – Sep 2020.

Reaching All 50 States +

Take advantage of the many ways that we reach out to raise awareness and understanding of the need for accessible materials and technologies.

Experience our technical assistance by joining our AEM Cafe on the first Thursday of any month.

Graphic communicating the AEM Center’s national reach via products and services as of March 2021.

Intensive Support for a Cohort of States

We co-develop best practices for achieving statewide success. Our AEM Cohort continues to identify representatives from early childhood education, K-12, higher ed, workforce development, parent organizations, and Assistive Technology (AT) programs. Together, we’re  using the AEM Quality Indicators and the AEM Pilot to show how coordinated systems are created and sustained. 

Do you live or work in one of these states? Want to get involved? Contact us at aem@cast.org.

Graphic showing the seven states in the AEM Cohort and the number of agencies in each that are receiving intensive support from the AEM Center as of March 31, 2021.

Top Resources

Illustration of a series of media representing varied ways of feeling, seeing and hearing content.

Designing for Accessibility with POUR

Learn how to create an accessible experience with the POUR principles.

Office for Civil Rights Definition of Accessibility

What is Accessibility?

Learn how the AEM Center defines accessibility.

Teachers collaborating in a K–12 environment

Coordinating K–12 Systems

Learn about the elements of a robust system for the provision of accessible materials and technologies in K-12 settings.

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