Texas Assistive Technology Network Statewide Conference – June 16-18, 2010

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Joy Zabala & Diana Carl

Picture of presenter Joy ZabalaPicture of presenter Diana CarlPresenters: Joy Zabala, Ed.D and Diana Carl, MA, LSSP

Affiliation: Center for Applied Special Technology

Contact information: Joy Zabala, jzabala@cast.org, and Diana Carl, Diana.Carl@comcast.net

Session Title: Accessible Instructional Materials 101:  The Cliff Notes Version

Session Description: Provisions within IDEA 2004 require that specialized formats of textbooks and related core instructional materials be provided to students with print disabilities in a timely manner.  This mandate is raising many questions including how do teams determine if specialized formats are needed?  Join us to explore the issues.

Podcast Interview:

Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Click the following link to listen to the Podcast. Carl_Zabala_AM_TATN2010

Session Title: Tell Me More: Exploring the Training and Teaching Products Developed by the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials (NCAIM)

Session Description: SEAs and LEAs have been charged with the provision of accessible instructional materials (AIM) in a timely manner when needed.  In order to assist in the process of identifying students who need AIM and ways to address those needs, the NCAIM has developed training and teaching products that are web based and free to all.  Join us for an in-depth exploration of these tools.

Podcast Interview:

Click here for Podcast Transcription.

Click the following link to listen to the Podcast. Carl_Zabala_PM_TATN2010

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