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Carol B. Allman

Lead Consultant

American Printing House

HQ Phone:  (502) 895-2405

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American Printing House

1839 Frankfort Avenue

Louisville, Kentucky,40206

United States

Company Description

The American Printing House for the Blind, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is the world's largest company devoted solely to researching, developing, and manufacturing products for people who are blind or visually impaired. Founded in 1858, it is the oldes...more

Background Information

Employment History

Consultant

Accessible Tests


Affiliations

Test Central Council

Member


Education

B.S.

elementary education


Ph.D.


Web References(37 Total References)


Advisory Committees | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

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Carol Allman, Ph.D.
Carol Allman, Ph.D. Carol Allman was a teacher of VI and an administrator for VI programs at local and state levels. Allman is an adjunct professor at Florida State University teaching braille. Allman also serves as a consultant for the American Printing House for the Blind where she provides workshops on accessibility of state testing programs for students with visual impairments. She serves on the Michigan Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and is on contract with Measured Progress to review items for the Florida alternate assessment and provide other VI expertise to that project. As an expert in the area of visual impairments, she co-authored books and presented at professional conferences. Allman received a B.S. in elementary education, an M .S. in visual impairments, and a Ph.D. in early childhood/special education with a minor in statistics and research from Florida State University.


APH Services: Staff Directory

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Carol Allman, Lead ConsultantPhone: 502/899-2311


EPRRI Symposia Proceedings - Feb. 4-6, 2004

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Carol Allman - Consultant, American Printing House for the Blind, Tallahassee, Florida


Accessible Tests Department

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Carol B. Allman, Ph.D.
Allman, C. (2009). Making Tests Accessible for Students with Visual Impairments: A Guide for Test Publishers, Test Developers, and State Assessment Personnel. (4th edition.) Louisville, KY: American Printing House for the Blind. Available from http://www.aph.org. Allman, C. (2001). Guidelines for providing state assessments in alternative formats for students with visual impairments. Unpublished manuscript. Retrieved August 4, 2008, from Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Website: http://www.tsbvi.edu/Education/state-assess.htm By Carol Allman, Ph.D. Allman, C. et al. (2005). Assessment Issues: An Accommodations Guide. 19th Annual Josephine L. Taylor Leadership Institute: Boston, Massachusetts, March 11, 2005. Retrieved May 16, 2006 from the American Foundation for the Blind website: http://www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=58&TopicID=264&DocumentID=2762


Research and Development Activities Fiscal 2008

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Carol Allman, Ph.D., Lead Consultant and Instructor, APH
Bob Brasher, Carol Allman, and Accessible Tests staff participated. Carol Allman and Barbara Henderson facilitated this session. Accessible Tests staff, Carol Allman and Barbara Henderson, contributed featured articles to this edition of Lighthouse International's EnVision, an online publication for parents and educators of children with impaired vision. Carol Allman presented Accommodations to Help Maximize Test Performance of Students with Visual Impairments at the National Family Conference. The audience included parents, students, educators, and psychologists. While Carol was in Louisville for this conference, members of Accessible Tests took the opportunity to discuss some department plans for FY 2006. Immediately following Annual Meeting, Carol Allman provided an "On the Road" workshop at the New York AER and an in-service to the New York Department of Education and state assessment staff on testing students who are blind or visually impaired. Carol Allman and Debbie Willis joined primary instructor Amanda Hall-Lueck as Leadership Discussants during this "Assessment" course. Carol Allman and Barbara Henderson participated in the First Annual Invitational Summit on Universal Design in Assessment which was sponsored by the National Center on Educational Outcomes (NCEO) at the University of Minnesota; eight partners and an additional eight test publishers participated. In addition, the staff and lead presenter/facilitator Dr. Carol Allman conducted a half-day workshop on making test items accessible when presented in various media. BANA formed a Test Committee to develop rules/guidelines for transcribing high stakes tests; members include APH Accessible Media Editor and certified braille transcriptionist Dena Garrett and Dr. Carol Allman. In preparation for the August 2008 workshop, Dr. Carol Allman, and members of APH's Accessible Tests and Research staff reviewed, edited and updated the second edition of TEST ACCESS: Making Tests Accessible for Students Who AreBlind or Visually Impaired, and produced the third edition of this document. The new edition will be made available on the Accessible Tests Department web page either late in FY2008 or early in FY2009.


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