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AEM in the IEP


Diana Carl, Joy Zabala, Joanne Karger, and Cynthia Curry.




Questions often arise about how accessible educational materials (AEM) might be included in Individualized Education Programs (IEPs). The two purposes of this guide are to (1) help families and educators understand the importance of including AEM in the IEPs of students who require them, and (2) to discuss locations in the IEP where it may be appropriate to refer to a student’s need for and use of AEM.

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National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (2021). Accessible Educational Materials in the IEP. Wakefield, MA: Author. Retrieved [insert date] from

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