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Supporting library users with disabilities

Sandra Charles

Supporting library users with disabilities

a guide for front-line staff

by Sandra Charles

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Published by University of Dundee in Dundee .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSandra Charles and Moira Foster ; with illustrations by Elspeth Collier.
ContributionsFoster, Moira., Collier, Elspeth.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. ;
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16230524M
ISBN 100953314030

Support for parents with learning disabilities must be based on the needs of the parents and the parents’ situation, as well as the needs of their children. The main things which help parents with learning disabilities learn parenting skills are: • • 27 Adults’ Services Children’s Services 3. Good Support based on what people can do. The Library is happy to help users with disabilities make use of our resources and these pages highlight the services we offer. For more standard information about the Library, please visit borrowing and services and sites, or contact us for further details.. Information is passed on to the Library about students and staff who register with Disability Support and indicate that they might need.

They could also work with the library team to identify accessibility problems with the e-book collections or library advice and guidance. Assess how well you are doing In , a consortium of disability advocacy groups put together learner-focused guidance on .   A list of 60 books about disabilities for kids, on special needs, acceptance, and tolerance. Use these books to educate and teach others about disabilities, beginning the conversation about awareness, respect, and acceptance of all others with disabilities. List at Mrs. D's Corner.

Patrons with disability-related needs are encouraged to contact Center for Accessible Resources or () Both the Library and the Center for Accessible Resources are committed to supporting students with disabilities in making maximum use of the information resources available. Every community, no matter the size, has the opportunity to serve children with special needs. Libraries have unique opportunities to raise awareness and strengthen services for children with disabilities and their families. In the recent webinar Serving the Underserved: Children with Disabilities at Your Library, Renee Grassi, Youth Department Director at Glen Ellyn Public Library shared.


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