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AIM-VA's Free Webinars Are Back! Optimize Teacher-Made Materials So They Are Accessible

Clear space on your calendar and schedule free AIM-VA webinars to enrich student learning.

Snoopy Enlivens "Library Sign Up Month" While Accessibility Grows in School, Public Libraries

Accessible digital offerings for students do not have to be limited by a school's or public library's collections.

Happy Birthday U.S National Parks! Actress Bella Thorne Champions Dyslexia, NPS Sites

Print-only worksheets created by teachers about National Parks can be converted to improve instruction.

5 Easy Tips for Making Your Social Media Posts More Accessible: Mindy Johnson's Guest Blog

In this post by Mindy Johnson of CAST, she reveals five secrets that improve communications for users of social media.

Calling All Teen, YA Writers! Story Shares Launches 2016 "Relevant Reads Story of the Year Contest"

Students below grade level need books that attract and keep their attention. This contest supports their literacy.

Struggling Readers? Pair Multimedia Oral Histories from StoryCorps with "Just-RIght" Accessible Books

Free StoryCorps resources and "just-right" book formats excite learners who struggle with print.

The Codpast Demonstrates How Ears Can Be Better than Eyes with Text-to-Speech Software

The Codpast offers fresh and contemporary resources for students and adults with dyslexia.

Special Educator Carrie Baughcum's Ignite Speech Uses Sketchnotes to Inspire Teacher Innovation

Teachers who heed Carrie Baughcum's message will innovate instruction during the 2016-2017 school year.

Happy 75th Birthday Curious George! Throw A Party With Accessible Books for Struggling Readers

Celebrate literacy by making choice typical in your classroom with the goal of including all types of learners.

Students Who Learn Best with Audiobooks Are Not Cheating! They Are Accessing Their Curriculum

Audiobooks are a "best-fit" format for struggling readers, and some students are eligible for them at no cost.