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Effective Practices for Description of Science Content within Digital Talking Books - Training Events
For several years, NCAM provided online and in-house training sessions on the STEM Description Guidelines. Training was provided to over 70 organizations including:

  • K-12 teachers and professionals
  • colleges and universities
  • text book publishers
  • assisstive technology companies
  • Alternative Media Producers: Bookshare, RFB&D, American Printing House for the Blind, American Foundation for the Blind

Hundreds of publications, books, websites, etc., now employ these guidelines for image description.


An archived webinar (121.5MB) is available. Please use the following methods to download:

  • Mac: Right-click on the link (if using a one-button mouse, press Control+click), choose "Download Linked File As..." and specify a destination.
  • Windows: Right-click on the link, choose "Save Link As..." and specify a destination.


Download the accessible PDF version of our brochure: Describing Science Images for Learners with Disabilities.