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    CAST, 2013

    CAST responds to a request by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) for comments on its draft PARCC Accommodations Manual for the organization’s large-scale assessment. In this statement, CAST points out five areas where the assessments could be improved to make them more accessible and effective for learners, especially those with disabilities.

  • webinar
    Graphic of laptop showing an open book on screen, with laptop surrounded by open books. Credit: Shuttertock, Belozersky

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Thursday, April 25, 2019

    Would you like to make reading more accessible for all of your learners? Consider publishing your own EPUB books or documents. This flexible format supports the customization needed to meet the needs of today's diverse readers. With EPUB, learners can adjust the text size and depending on the reader application, choose different fonts, change background colors, and more. In this session, you will explore some of the advantages of publishing to the EPUB format, how to read EPUB  with a number of free tools and how to get started creating your own EPUB publications. 

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    CAST, 2013

    CAST responds to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium’s draft of Accessibility and Accommodations Guidelines.

  • Photo of CAST timeline mural

    Since its founding in 1984, CAST has seeded and grown the field of Universal Design for Learning through creative research and development, strategic partnerships, teacher preparation and support, and international outreach.

  • statement
    logo for PARCC, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

    CAST, 2013

    CAST offers recommendations to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) to improve its proposed accommodations for students with disabilities who take PARCC’s large-scale assessment. The accommodations in question concern writing.

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    CAST, 2013

    CAST responds to the U.S. Department of Education Guidance on Title I Peer Review Process

  • webinar

    3:00PM – 4:00PM ET on Monday, March 30, 2020

    Learn skills that you and your students can use to personalize digital reading experiences.

  • presentation
    UDL-IRN 2019 International Summit | Learning designed for everyone

    Wednesday, March 27 – Friday, March 29, 2019

    Heading to the 2019 UDL-IRN Summit? Check out the fantastic sessions with CAST staff! March 28-29, 2019 Orlando, FL

  • CAST and AIR logos

    Thursday, April 4, 2019

    Five-year, $3.5 million OSEP-funded effort will bolster assistive and instructional technology design and use.

  • webinar
    graphic of a tablet, smartphone, and monitor showing text being read aloud

    2:00PM – 3:00PM ET on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    In part one of this three-part webinar series, you will get to know EPUB, a format for creating accessible, customizable, and adaptable publications and documents (from textbooks to student-created stories and more).

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