News, announcements, posts, and updates that inform ongoing creation and maintenance of accessible learning environments for every student.
DeafBlind Central (DB Central) partnered with Central Michigan University’s (CMU) CHARGE Syndrome Research lab to provide literacy videos and lesson plans for students who are
Alt+Shift is excited to announce the upcoming Alt+Shift Systems Symposium, a 2-day event located at the Hagerty Center in Traverse City, Michigan!
See our event page for the full details.
For those of us who are seeking to make lasting changes in their work and overcome persistent barriers, consider subtracting from your plate rather than adding to it. Think about how you can consolidate the plethora of tools in your toolbox and capitalize on the resources already in place.
Looking for something to listen to on your commute to work or on your lunch break? Here are three podcasts that can help get you thinking (even more!) about your learners:
Apple has recently released iOS 16 which includes all new accessibility features! Three of these features include:
Brian Bushart’s blog post, Numberless Word Problems, shares what numberless word problems are and how they address certain types of challenges.
There are so many great things happening in classrooms across the state of Michigan (and US). Come share your story, knowledge, and learning with a growing AAC Community.
The National Joint Committee for the Communication Needs of Persons with Severe Disabilities (NJC) Looking for Volunteers
The NJC is made up of representatives from eight member organizations that are connected with other professionals who have a shared interest in enhancing the communication effectiveness for individuals with severe disabilities.
Readtopia is a special education curriculum designed for teachers who work with late elementary, middle, and high school students with autism and other complex needs.
Be sure to check out our brand new monthly newsletter column, "Perspective" by David Shachar-Hill.
The Family Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs, Children’s Special Health Care Services, and the Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) project are offering a webinar on January 31, 2022 about a new grant opportunity to reduce bullying for youth with special heal
We now have Eyegaze and Partner Assisted Visual Scanning (PAVS) PODD books available in our Lending Librar
Greetings! I’m Joel Selby, the new lead for the Accessible Materials Made Right (AMMR) project.
Custom keyguards are currently being 3D printed and shipped at no cost to Michigan public schools. Check out the KeyGuard Order Form to find out how to order a keyguard.
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