IDEA at 40: Plentiful Resources Celebrate The Progress of Education for Students with Disabilities

The IDEA is 40 years old. The federal government steps up to celebrate the accomplishments.

AIM-VA Talks Turkey: Thanks Virginia Teachers! Your Efforts Make Learning Materials Accessible

Teachers request holiday and other learning materials be converted from print to accessible formats so all can learn.

Does Assistive Tech Support Young Writers with Disabilities? Solutions from Fairfax County, VA

AT specialists in Fairfax County set struggling readers on the Just-"Write" road to composing text.

New TV Series Features Young Adults with Down Syndrome from Producers of The Kardashians

If students don't know people with Down Syndrome personally, can a TV series raise their awareness?

Whoa! Check Out 32 "Virtual TechKnowledgy" Vendors for Unique AT Access to Your Curriculum

Virginia's Virtual Techknowledgy Online Exhibit Hall Is Open 24/7 featuring products from assistive tech vendors and projects.

7 Assistive Tech Finds from Dependable Sources: Read These Over The Thanksgiving School Break

With a school break coming up, these assistive tech resources are a good read for educators who want to inform their instruction.

Rosa Parks on The 60th Anniversary of Her Bus Boycott: Are Your Learning Materials Accessible?

On the 60th Anniversary of the Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott, try learning resources in alternatives formats.

Dyslexia, LD? Students with Print Disabilities Can Read Rainbow Rowell's Best Sellers Right Now

I worried that only Rowel''s hardback, soft cover, and inaccessible digital editions are available, but I was wrong!

The IDEA's 40th Anniversary Streams Live from WH: Decoding Dyslexia's Kristen Kane on Hand!

Virginia's advocate for students with dyslexia, Kristen Kane, of Decoding Dyslexia Virginia and her family will be there!

"Serious Gaming:" An Accessible Print Alternative to Enliven Native American Heritage Month

Students that struggle with print need alternative learning formats that can include gaming and other types of interactive learning.

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is an education writer-blogger. She’s a longtime SPED teacher who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources.

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