Link to an online course about accessible educational materials.
Ensuring that all students have appropriate Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) is essential to creating an equitable learning environment in which all students can progress towards high standards.
508 compliance refers to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which applies to all federal agencies “when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology. Under Section 508, agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to information that is comparable to the access available to others.” For […]
The Making Access Happen (MAH) program works to increase the participation of 3- to 5-year-old children with disabilities in public and private community-based early learning programs.
MATN Webinar Series: Beth Poss, Presenter Navigating the Common Core to Address the Needs of Diverse Learners Recording PPT The CCSS English Language Arts: Supporting Students with Diverse Learning Needs Recording PPT The CCSS Mathematics: Supporting Students with Diverse Learning Needs Recording PPT
Information on activities to aid in the development of young children.
There are several organizations and agencies that provide support services for families of young children with disabilities. MSDE’s Special Education and Early Intervention Services Division provides the following directories: Child Find Directory Local Infants and Toddlers Program Directors Local Infants and Toddlers Programs: Single Point of Entry Preschool Special Education Coordinators Local Family Support Network, […]
This course examines developing programs to address the needs of students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities (SCD) and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), as well as, diverse individual education programs, assistive technology, and computer assisted instruction.
Further examination and administration of informal assessment instruments for diagnosing specific problems for elementary through secondary students will be explored.
Principles of curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation and their role in addressing students with mild to moderate disabilities are explored.