Welcome to the National Center on Accessible Instructional Materials
This site serves as a resource to educators, parents, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about and implementing AIM and NIMAS.
AIM Quality Indicators Components
The quality indicators and critical components assist state and local education agencies (SEAs and LEAs) with planning, implementing, and evaluating dynamic, coordinated systems for the timely provision of AIM.View the AIM QI Components
The AIM Navigator is an interactive tool that facilitates the process of decision-making around accessible instructional materials for an individual student.Learn more about the AIM Navigator
AIM in Your State
Information on state statutes and policies pertinent to AIM, including textbook adoption/purchasing, SEA special education responsibilities, assistive technology, state-specific information and resources, and more.What is your state doing?
We launched the PALM Initiative (Purchase Accessible Learning Materials) to ensure that flexible accessible learning materials are available for purchase in the marketplace.Learn more about PALM
Student Learning Journeys: Amir's Story
Amir is a graduate student at the University of Houston. His experience as an ELL student with learning disabilities forced him to find individual learning solutions. Using CAST UDL Book Builder, Amir shares his 12 tips for college success.Read Amir's story
Learn about the basics of AIM, AIM-related policy, and creating accessible media.
Experience teaching and training resources and decision-making tools.
Collaborate with the AIM Community and explore student stories.
VISIT THE NEW AEM SITE
The new National Center on Accessible Educational Materials (AEM) web site provides resources for educators, parents, students, publishers, conversion houses, accessible media producers, and others interested in learning more about AEM and implementing AEM and NIMAS.
GET STARTED: ALL ABOUT AIM
Watch this video about the basics of AIM.
View our videos to learn about AIM and how others have used AIM to improve both accessibility and learning.
Targeted Technical Assistance
Developing, improving, and/or sustaining the provision of AIM.
Learn more about AIM TTA
Visit our other sites to learn more about CAST and Universal Design for Learning