American Printing House for the Blind FAQs Posted: 3-Jul-2012
|What is the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) and how does it help students who are blind?
The APH was established in 1858 as a service to support blind and visually impaired students across the United States. ... |
CSMT Basics Posted: 3-Jul-2012
|Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations FAQs
Why is there a Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations?
The Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations (CSMT) has a clearinghouse depository as required by:
California Education Code (EC) Section 60313(a)(b)(c)(d) The Superintendent of Public Instruction is required to maintain a central clearinghouse depository and duplication center for the design, production, modification, and distribution of braille, large print, special recordings, and other accessible versions of instructional materials for use by pupils with visual impairments or other disabilities who are enrolled in the public schools of California. ... |
Information on Types of Files Posted: 3-Jul-2012
|On the CSMT Web site; teachers can download following five different types of files:
Braille: The first type of electronic files is braille files of state adopted textbooks that are produced by transcribers. ... |
List Services Questions and Answers Posted: 3-Jul-2012
What is the Braille and Teach List Serve?
Braille-N-Teach (BNT) is an e-mail service, hosted by the Clearinghouse for Specialized Materials and Translations (CSMT), for educators working with students who have low vision or who are blind. ... |
How to Download and Play Electronic Files Posted: 22-Jan-2014
|Once you have logged on to the CSMT Web site and navigated to the textbook you wish to copy files for, check to see if it is available as a download file. ... |
How to Order Materials Posted: 24-Jan-2014
|IMODS: Instructional Materials Ordering and Distribution System
Instructional materials in accessible formats are available on the Instructional Materials ordering and Distribution System (IMODS) on the California Department of Education (CDE), Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations Web Site. ... |