Agency: Education Dept. (Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services-OSERS). Program: Technology& Media Services for Individuals With Disabilities–Stepping-Up Technology Implementation; (CFDA Number: 84.327S); Eligibility: Nonprofits, schools, school districts, states and charter schools (projects must promote use of assistive technologies in the classroom); Funding: $1.4 million for three awards (no match is required); Deadline: April 14.
Summary: These 48-month grants promote accessible materials that will make it easier to teach children with disabilities in the K-12 classroom. For example, the program specifically supports captioning and video description efforts appropriate for use in the classroom.