Wertheim & Company
We are of the highest caliber.
Wertheim & Company (Wertheim.Company) is the leading strategic consulting firm specializing in NIMAC distribution, ePub, and technological innovations. We are based in New York and Washington DC and we are active at the district, local, state, federal, and industry level. Wertheim & Company’s Applied Learning Lab can provide unmatched support and services. Applied Learning Labs by Wertheim and Company is an authorized NIMAC publisher, specializing in all areas of NIMAC formatted textbooks. We support files that can be used to create a variety of specialized formats, such as braille, audio, or digital text, on behalf of qualifying blind, visually-impaired or print-disabled students in elementary or secondary school. XML, Daisy, Dublin-Core, and other coding modes are our specialty.
Wertheim & Company is a dedicated NIMAC distributor. We give students with disabilities the ability to access curriculum they otherwise would not be able to. Sam Wertheim
We support publishers throughout the entire NIMAC process from development of file sets, delivery, assurance and tracking of inventory, and deploying custom marketing to increase sales (as NIMAC participation is highly sought after with larger sales, such as the NYSED and other SED’s).
We support NIMAC as an authorized distributor and publisher, specializing in all areas of NIMAC processes. Since Wertheim & Co. is founded and run by Samuel Wertheim, a long time New York State Special Educator, the NIMAC deliveries are not only submitted and approved, but the quality of final product is unmatched in the publishing industry.
We support students with disabilities by providing high quality file sets that can be used to create a variety of specialized formats, such as braille, audio, digital text, etc.
- How We Help
- Why convert to NIMAS?
- Will schools, classrooms, and students use NIMAS-conformantsource files directly?
using the most innovative and advanced industry tools
on the market today. Ranging from technological to
strategic design, we can develop and deploy custom
solutions to any publisher large or small.
● State Education Agencies (SEAs) must adopt the NIMAS (by 12/3/06).
● The National Instructional Materials Access Center (NIMAC) is
● State Education Agencies (SEAs) and Local Education Agencies (LEAs)
require that publishers submit NIMAS conformant file sets to NIMAC.
● The federal IDEA-2004, or Individuals with Disabilities Education Act,
indicates that the term “print instructional materials” includes printed
textbooks and related printed core materials that are written and
published primarily for use in elementary school and secondary school
instruction, and are for use by students in the classroom.
even district level, since these files require additional enhancements to make them
appropriate for student use. SEAs and LEAs will need to designate an authorized user,
so there is no risk of materials being purchased by districts directly from NIMAC and
not by the source publishing companies.
Coordinating with NIMAC will:
● Provide instructional materials options beyond those currently available.
● Maximize the availability and effectiveness of student-ready versions created
by authorized entities.
● Provide economies of scale, and allow publishers to facilitate larger sales to
districts that require participation with NIMAC as an agreement (typically 60
NIMAS Content Conversion Services
NIMAS & Daisy■ Output● Braille● Enlarged Print● Audio Files● Digital Talking Text● Print Disabilities● SPED focused digital formats
Strategic Consulting for Publishers, Technology Companies, NGO’s, etc.