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Breaking down silos and building bridges between technology teams, assistive technology specialists, general educators, web developers, content creators, and administrators is essential to ensure that technology is accessible and meets the needs of all stakeholders.

The downloadable slide deck, provided here, was used for part-two of a two-part webinar...

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This collection of accessibility resources are designed to support state and local education agency (SEA and LEA) leaders in building state and district capacity. Feel free to use, share, and repurpose these materials for planning meetings, trainings, and other professional development activities.

Become an Accessibility Hero! (video)...
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We know accessibility is important, but sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. Use this quick guide to learn about the different components of accessibility, examples of who may benefit from increased accessibility, and considerations for how to create accessible content.

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Accessibility guidelines, checklists, and standards can be useful tools when developing accessible content, but accessibility is more than just a checklist for compliance. Understanding your end users and the ways they use web and digital content can help you move beyond technical components of accessibility to developing a truly usable...

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Part of the University of Nebraska Technology (Tech) Education In Digital and Global Environments (EDGE), this Tech EDGE Conference 17 focuses on Innovation in Teacher Education. The Keynote speaker, Ann Feldman, an Apple Education Trainer, Instructional Technologist Specialist, addresses expectations schools currently have from Teacher Education programs.

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What does accessibility compliance mean to educational leaders? How can they ensure fair and equal access for all of students, teachers, and other stakeholders before problems arise? Making accessibility a reality will require strategic planning, increased collaboration, and the blending of funding streams and expertise. In this session, we will...
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To provide teacher candidates with instructional and educational best practices focused on the visually impaired, Ellen Trief, Ph.D. at Hunters College, developed a Library of Video Excerpts (L.O.V.E.) that is accessible by closed captioning and voice-over audio descriptions. The collection of videos represents teaching in various areas (literacy, braille reading...

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Under Title IV Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), each state will receive funds based on the Title I funding formula. States then have the option of allocating these funds to select areas, including supporting technology. Use this infographic to learn more about technology-related funding under ESSA...

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ESSA provides a common language to bridge special education. Universal Design for Learning and technology can drive innovative strategies to enhance teaching and learning. This infographic compares the differences of key terms used in ESSA with terms used in NCLB.

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In an article originally published, November 3, 2016 in Special Ed Connection, author Jessica Herseim highlights the Digital Accessibility Toolkit.

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