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Aiming for Access

June Behrmann

June Behrmann is a longtime special education teacher (pre-K to grade 6) who retired for about two seconds, and is now prospecting for accessible instructional resources. Follow June on Twitter @aimnoncat. Thank you to AIM-VA: Accessible Instructional Materials for sharing this blog with us.

January 16, 2015

I raved about Karen Janowski's wiki UDLToolkit and the serious matter of achieving academic accessibility in classrooms when the AIM-VA blog started publishing in 2014. I turn to her recommendations today as 2015 gets rolling.

January 12, 2015

With IEP "season" just beginning, says the National Center for Accessible Educational Materials (AEM), two webinars are coming in February to help educators and families know the basics and determine a student's eligibility for alternatives during instruction when books in print are barriers to learning.

January 7, 2015

This is not a special education "story" about instruction made accessible, but it could be.

December 31, 2014

Bravo to carefully curated lists by reliable sources where the raters and choosers share what they love best.

December 29, 2015

"One Hundred Books Famous in Children's Literature" is on display for a limited time in New York City.

December 18, 2014

Headstrong Nation's "Learn The Facts" sheet underpins current thinking by this national advocacy group of adult dyslexics and parents.

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Reading intervention specialist working one-on-one with an elementary student struggling readers

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