Disability

This page is intended to highlight key resources which information professionals can use to support library users with special needs.  Disability is defined broadly to include neurodiversity conditions , mental health issues , physical or intellectual impairment. We believe that library users should not be ‘disabled’ by technical, environmental or social conditions in libraries and urge all those who support this to join us to improve access for all.

ALISS Library Champions for Disability Access website

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News services
Disability news service

Campaign groups
Disability Rights Uk
NUS student campaigns

Technology
AbilityNet
British Assistive Technology Association

Support Groups

CLAUD : Creating Libraries Accessible to Users with Disabilities
A group of librarians in higher education working to improve library access for disabled users in the South and South-West of England.

Northern Collaboration Enabling Group (NCEG)

formed in March 2014 to facilitate a sharing of good practice for library staff who support disabled customers. The Northern Collaboration is a consortium of 29 higher education libraries in the north of England

 

 

 

 

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