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Thursday, May 25 • 10:30am - 11:30am
10 Ways to Make Your Library More Accessible

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Join us for an overview of 10 things that you can do right now to make your library
more accessible and inclusive for people with disabilities. While many of the
renovations and physical changes required to create accessible spaces are expensive,
there are also many inexpensive ways to modify spaces and attitudes that can make
a real difference for many people. We will explore both physical and virtual
accessibility, from Word documents to physical accessibility audits. The session will
be useful for libraries of any size and on any budget, and, if time permits, will
include brief demonstrations of how people with print disabilities can use different
pieces of technology to read library books.

Moderators
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Dyan Bader

Manager, Nova Scotia Provincial Library

Speakers
avatar for Sabina Iseli-Otto

Sabina Iseli-Otto

Public Services Librarian, National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)
Sabina Iseli-Otto is the Public Service Librarian with the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS). She works with librarians to help match books in accessible formats to the people with print disabilities who want to read them. If you call the NNELS help line, chances... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am EDT
Grafton Room Rodd Charlottetown