Module 1

AIM Intro

Module 2


What are AEM?

Accessible educational materials (AEM) are materials designed or converted in a way that makes them usable across the widest range of student variability, regardless of format. In relation to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the term AEM refers to print educational materials that have been transformed into specialized formats. There are four different specialized formats: braille, large print, audio, and digital text.

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A Quick Guide to AEM Resources!


Watch this video to see how the RNIB is helping children read.  Then click here to read about large print.


Watch this video to see examples of tactile graphics. Then click here to read about tactile graphics.


Read about braille and then you may complete these OPTIONAL activities. Additional Activity: Perky Duck.

5 Watch this video about an elementary student who has used audio to improve reading skills. Then click here to read, "What is Audio?" Optional activity: CISAM Audio information.
6 Watch this video to see digital text being put to use in a middle school classroom. Then click here to read about digital text.
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Self-Check 2: What Are AEM?