AIM-VA (Accessible Instructional Materials of Virginia)


AIM-VA provides accessible instructional materials to eligible Virginia K-12 students who have an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and are unable to access traditional print.

Accessible instructional materials can positively impact student performance.

What is a Print Disability?

A ‘print disability’ has been defined as, a student who cannot effectively read print because of a visual, physical, perceptual, developmental, cognitive, or learning disability.

Who is Eligible for AIM-VA Services?

A student is eligible to receive AIM-VA services if they meet both of the following criteria:

The student has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) that indicates the student may benefit from using alternative print materials for reading.

The student has a print disability due to one of the following:

  • Low Vision/Blindness
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Other Disabilities


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