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Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM): Basics for Families

Accessible Instructional Materials (AIM): Basics for Families
Pacer

This booklet helps parents decide whether their child needs accessible instructional materials (AIM), what specialized format the student needs, how to access these materials, and what supports the student needs to use AIM.
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Assistive Technology 101

Assistive Technology 101
CTD

This guide from the Center on Technology and Disability provides an introduction to assisitve technology.
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Assistive Technology and the IEP - Tips for Parents

Assistive Technology and the IEP - Tips for Parents
CTD

Under IDEA, schools are required to develop IEPs that identify the child's educational goals and needs, including the need for accommodations and/or assistive technology (AT) devices and services. This fact sheet gives tips on the basic steps parents can take to ensure an appropriate educational experience for their child.
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Bookshare Brochure (Spanish translation)

Bookshare Brochure (Spanish translation)
Pacer

Este folleto proporciona información sobre Bookshare, una biblioteca en línea gratuita y accesible con libros electrónicos y herramientas de lectura para su hijo con una discapacidad impresa.
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Bookshare: Read, Listen, and Learn in Ways that Work for You

Bookshare: Read, Listen, and Learn in Ways that Work for You
Bookshare

This brochure provides information on Bookshare, a free, accessible online library with eBooks and reading tools for your child with a print disability.
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EZ AT 2: Simple Assistive Technology Ideas for Children Ages Birth to Three

EZ AT 2: Simple Assistive Technology Ideas for Children Ages Birth to Three
PACER

A guide for increasing young children's participation in daily activities and routines. The booklet shows how simple assistive technology tools can be made at home to help young children become more active at home and in the community. Includes pictures and step-by-step instructions, as well as links to related resources.
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EZ AT: Assistive Technology (AT) Activities for Children Ages 3-8 with Disabilities - A Guide for Professionals and Parents

EZ AT: Assistive Technology (AT) Activities for Children Ages 3-8 with Disabilities - A Guide for Professionals and Parents
PACER

A guide for parents and professionals working with children ages 3-8 with disabilities. It provides assistive technology activities to encourage inclusion among all students. A wide range of devices and products promote best practices for home and classroom learning.
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Guidelines for the Provision of Assistive Technology to Students with Disabilities under IDEA Part B

Guidelines for the Provision of Assistive Technology to Students with Disabilities under IDEA Part B
NDDPI

This document is intended to serve as a resource for IEP and Section 504 teams looking to overcome barriers to learning for all students with disabilities while developing greater functional independence through individually determined solutions.
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How Technology Can Help Your Child With a Learning Disability Be More Independent

How Technology Can Help Your Child With a Learning Disability Be More Independent
CTD/PACER

This guide provides parents a brief overview of the ways assistive technology can help grow their child's independence. Topics covered include: examples of assistive technology for managing schoolwork, reading and writing, and focus and time management, as well as helpful strategies for encouraging their child's independence.
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ND Accessibility Manual: How to Select, Administer, and Evaluate Use of Accessibility Supports for Instruction and Assessment of All Students

ND Accessibility Manual: How to Select, Administer, and Evaluate Use of Accessibility Supports for Instruction and Assessment of All Students
NDDPI

This manual from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction establishes guidelines for the selection, administration, and evaluation of accessibility supports for instruction and assessment of all students, including students with disabilities, English learners (ELs), ELs with disabilities, and students without an identified disability or EL status.
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NIMAS and NIMAC Policy Paper Accessible Materials (ND Policy Papers in Education)

NIMAS and NIMAC Policy Paper Accessible Materials (ND Policy Papers in Education)
NDDPI

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance to individuals interested in the provision of accessible instructional materials to students with disabilities.
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Websites

AgrAbility for Youth

AgrAbility for Youth

This video series is a 3-part curriculum on assistive technology awareness/education for rural youth created by the PACER Center's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment.
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Center on Technology and Disability

Center on Technology and Disability

The Center on Technology and Disability provides a wealth of free resources including webinars, articles, guides, training materials and more. Whether you're brand new to assistive technology or an experienced user wanting to remain on the leading edge, CTD has high-quality, research-based materials and events for you.
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National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials

The National Center on Accessible Educational Materials provides resources and technical assistance for educators, parents, students, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about AEM and implementing AEM and the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS).
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National Center On Universal Design For Learning (CAST)

National Center On Universal Design For Learning (CAST)

Universal Design for Learning is a set of principles for curriculum development that give all individuals equal opportunities to learn. The National UDL Center supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information about the topic.
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Agencies & Organizations

ND Assistive

ND Assistive

ND Assistive is a non-profit organization that strives to bring assistive technology devices and services into the lives of North Dakotans and Minnesotans of all ages who need it. Their goal is to help bridge the gap between ability and disability using assistive technology.
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