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2/23/2015

Free Currency Reader available for blind or visually impaired individuals

The Department of Treasury¹s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is now accepting and processing applications nationwide from blind or visually impaired individuals who wish to receive a free currency reader.


2/19/2015

Clarification on accessibility and accommodations for new state tests

Clarification on accessibility and accommodations for new state tests has been released that provides answers to these questions: What are accessibility features and accommodations and how have these changed in the 2014-2015 school year? What are the federal IDEA rules and how does Ohio ensure compliance? How do the new changes impact an IEP team’s decisions?


2/17/2015

Autism Internet Module Courses (Graduate Credit Available)

March 9th begins another round of Autism Internet Modules (AIM) courses with Ashland University. For those teachers who need to renew licenses, these are one, two and three credit options that address evidence-based practices for working with students with autism spectrum disorders.


12/12/2014

State Complaint Procedures

The Ohio Department of Education, Office for Exceptional Children, has revised its State Complaint Procedures. The revised procedure is effective 12/12/2014.

State Complaint Procedures


12/5/2014

Federal Quota Registration of Students who are Blind

On December 9, 2014, the Center for Instructional Supports and Accessible Materials (CISAM) will mail a 2015 Federal Quota Registration of Students who are Blind packet on behalf of the Ohio Department of Education, Office for Exceptional Children requesting the registration of every student attending the school district who is legally blind.


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