Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center
470 Glenmont Avenue
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 410 1042
AT & AEM Center is a centralized project powered by OCALI that creates, collects and disseminates materials, products and resources for individuals with print disabilities. It provides short-term and long-term loan access to Assistive technology that support a variety of needs. The Center also provides unique, specific professional development in the areas of AT & AEM.
Jan Rogers, Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Judy Judy Siens, Project Assistant, email@example.com
- Computer Training/Assistive Technology
- Offers computer and tactile graphics training on a statewide and regional basis to parents, teachers, and educational personnel.
- Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
- Provides free technical assistance to Ohio school districts relating to the hardware and software needs of students with visual impairments. Assists school personnel in locating large print and braille textbooks; audio and digital textbooks; and instructional aids and tools for students with visual impairments and print disabilities.
- Braille and Reading Instruction
- Provides brailles courses through the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers Grant.
- Professional Training
- Offers professional development activities throughout the year for parents and educational personnel serving students with visual impairments and print disabilities.
- Distance Education
- Through the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST) Grant, CISAM offers an online web-based course "Assistive Technology for the Blind and Visually Impaired in collaboration with Bowling Green State University. The course is open to any students meeting university requirements.
- Personnel Preparation
- Through the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST) Grant, CISAM provides summer braille courses through the University of Dayton for Ohio educators and parents.