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Making the impossible… POSSIBLE!

The use of digital materials and technology in the classroom allows students to practice these 21st century skills in the educational setting daily; building independence and preparing them for a career in the future. Incorporating digital materials and technology for learning provides opportunities for students with diverse learning styles and abilities to contribute to group activities in the inclusion classroom. These tech tools adjustably scaffold reading and writing tasks for struggling learners. Students with a disability are able to rise to a higher level of learning, becoming active learners in a group setting and building confidence and skills that are needed beyond the classroom.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Follow our blog to learn more about accessible materials and how to use them successfully with students who have reading disabilities in Virginia.

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