Accessible Print-2016 Library Symposium Resources

We’ll be talking about accessible digital resources, print access for students with print disabilities, and the role of librarians in advocating for accessibility today at the 2016 Library Symposium. Please see our handout “Considering accessibility-digital tools” and slides for more information on accessible digital resources.

Interested in learning more about accessible educational resources? Check out these websites and resources:

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials -AEM

Alternate format providers (libraries) across Canada

Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)

Service québécois du livre adapté

Simply Said: Understanding Accessible Educational Materials (link to video)

Information on student membership to accessible virtual libraries (CELA and Bookshare) for students with print disabilities can be found here.

We look forward to seeing you in our session!

-Annette MacIntyre, Librarian, EMSB

-Andrea Prupas, Coordinator, ALDI