General Accessibility Information and Resources

Last Updated On August 13, 2019
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The Inclusive Services Assessment and Guide from WI Libraries for Everyone.

The Great Lakes ADA Center provides information, materials, technical assistance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act.  The website provides many online learning opportunities, FAQs, and other information, along with contact information for specific questions.

ASCLA Toolkit:  The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) has created a series of fifteen tipsheets to help librarians “understand and manage access issues” related to a variety of physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities, as well as mental illness.

Serving Special Populations  is a resource from the Wisconsin Division for Libraries and Technology with information about various underserved populations.

DPI’s Inclusive Services Statement  was created in 2017 and updated in 2018.  It provides guidance for libraries about what an inclusive library looks like.

Tips for hiring a sign language interpreter

Training modules for creating inclusive programs and services from the San José Public Library

SNAILS (Special Needs And Inclusive Library Services) blog has ideas about accommodating a variety of needs.

Autism resource list in our knowledge base.