Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Learning through Audio-Supported Reading

Computer keyboard with headphonesThe National Center on Accessible Educational Materials will present a free webinar called Learning through Audio-Supported Reading: Myth or Reality?

When: June 14th, 2017
2:00-3:00 pm Eastern


The validity of reading along with audio is often questioned by educators and families. What do we know about appropriate and effective uses of audio-supported reading (ASR)?  This webinar will demonstrate the advantages of mixing the modalities of sight and sound to support reading. See how ASR enhances reading comprehension by accelerating information processing, reducing cognitive load, and facilitating working memory. A variety of tools that enable ASR across platforms and device types will be described.

Registration and more information.

Event Date: 

Jun 14, 2017