Oklahoma Selected to Participate in the 2020-2024 AEM Cohort

Oklahoma Selected to Participate in the 2020-2024 AEM Cohort

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2020

Oklahoma Selected as 2020-2024 AEM State

ABLE Tech will collaborate with diverse partners to further develop and expand accessible educational materials (AEM) and technology services in the state. 

STILLWATER, OK. 一 ABLE Tech is proud to share the news that Oklahoma has been selected to participate in the 2020-2024 AEM Cohort. Oklahoma is one of seven states, chosen from a competitive field of applicants, who will receive four years of support and technical assistance from the National Center on AEM with the goal of improving access to literacy and educational opportunities for individuals across the lifespan.

The core state-level AEM leadership team includes representatives from the Oklahoma State Department of Education, the AIM Center at the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Liberty Braille, Decoding Dyslexia, and ABLE Tech!

An Interagency Cooperative will be developed and plans are to include representatives from various school districts, higher education, parent training and information center, and the workforce. ABLE Tech looks forward to advancing a state system of accessibility for individuals with disabilities from early childhood through postsecondary education and employment.

About Oklahoma ABLE Tech: 

Oklahoma ABLE Tech is committed to improving access to and acquisition of assistive technology (AT) for individuals with disabilities of all ages. The program connects Oklahoman’s to AT through comprehensive statewide programs. Oklahoma ABLE Tech is the statewide Assistive Technology Act Program located at Oklahoma State University in the Department of Wellness. ABLE Tech is funded through the Administration for Community Living of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and maintains coordination and collaboration efforts with partners throughout the State of Oklahoma. For more information, please visit the website at www.okabletech.org or call 405-744-9748.

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Contact
Kim O’Meilia
Oklahoma ABLE Tech
(405)744-7609
kim.omeilia@okstate.edu