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November 22, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER

PACER offers workshop on accessible instructional materials

PACER Center is offering “Accessible Instructional Materials,” a free workshop for parents of children with disabilities and for professionals. It is Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, from 9 to 11 a.m., at South Central Service Cooperative Conference Center, 2075 Lookout Dr., North Mankato, Minn. Advance registration is required, as space is limited.

This workshop addresses:

  • How to identify students who would benefit from the use of accessible reading materials (braille, large print, audio, and/or digital text) in place of traditional reading methods
  • How to acquire accessible instructional materials from a variety of sources

To register for the workshop, call PACER at 952-838-9000. In Greater Minnesota, call 800-537-2237 (toll free) or visit PACER.org.

PACER Center is a parent center for families of children and young adults with any disability. PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities.

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