Skip to main content
AIM VA Accessible Instructional Materials logo

News You Can Use

Webinar Watch: Knowledge at Noon is in Full Swing

Register today for an AIM-VA webinar. We now offer certificates upon completion of a training event.

Using Text-to-Speech to Unlock Reading Barriers

Text-to-speech provides bimodal presentation of both visual and aural text. Seeing and hearing the text at the same time allows students to focus on comprehension instead of sounding out words, as well as improving word recognition.

It's Dyslexia Awareness Month!

Students with dyslexia respond well to alternative book formats and specialized reading instruction. Make a point to find more information this month about dyslexia and other learning disabilities that result in print disabilities.

Banned Books Week 2016: Let Students who Struggle to Read be a Part of the Conversation

Banned Books Week is here. Can students who struggle to read be part of the conversation? Have they read the authors whose works are banned or challenged? If not, AIM-VA is your answer.

National Book Festival 2016 Authors: Your Books In Accessible Formats Help Struggling Readers Thrive

Books in alternative formats help students with print disabilities get engaged with books and become literate.

Webinar Watch: AIM-VA's September Lineup Helps Teachers Easily Provide More Accessible Learning

Putting accessible learning materials into the hands of struggling readers is definitely easier.

International Dot Day, Sept. 15, Soon Will Be More Inclusive in Virginia Thanks to Accessible Formats

A richer reading experience is in store for eligible students with disabilities whose teachers request accessible formats.

Roald Dahl Day Is Sept 13! Order Free Accessible Versions of His Hilarious Books Now From AIM-VA

Students can read Dahl's celebrated books when they are converted from print thanks to AIM-VA and its counterparts nationwide.

Knowledge at Noon: AIM-VA Webinar Series Starts Sept.7! Make Learning Materials More Accessible

Hour-long webinars from AIM-VA are a rich source of information about accessible teaching and learning.

Are Teaching and Learning Ducks in A Row? Not Without Accessibility! The AEM Center Can Help!

When curriculum, instruction and accessibility teams align, teaching and learning improve. Problem is that accessibility teams are few.