The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) provides libraries with informational YouTube videos. This video discusses the term “print disability” and the content CELA provides to serve those patrons. Quick Facts The term “print disability” is a general term for different groups of persons with disabilities who have difficulty reading traditional books. This definition, fromRead more about Centre for Equitable Library Access: What is a print disability?[…]
This webinar brings together a panel of braille users to share their views on the braille devices they’ve used in the past, the innovations in braille technologies, their wishes for the future, and what they feel developers should know. If you love braille and are excited about technology, this event is for you! Quick FactsRead more about Looking Through the Crystal Ball: Innovations in Braille Technology for the 21st Century and Beyond[…]
This is a robust handbook that contains information, guidelines, education, and tools that are meant to improve the accessibility of digital and print media. The Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) assembled the handbook in collaboration with the Government of Ontario. It also broadly covers digital media and provides information on accessible PDFs, Web Accessibility, Semantic Structure,Read more about Access Ability 2: A Practical Handbook on Accessible Graphic Design[…]
The Described and Captioned Media Program is a free-loan library of accessible educational media for teachers and family members of K-12 students. The videos available range in subjects from Art History to Sports and Recreation. Along with providing free content, this site also contains instructional videos on producing your own captioned and described media. QuickRead more about Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP)[…]
WebAIM provides users with a list of accessibility resources and tools to help them learn about web accessibility. It includes an introduction to web accessibility, their WCAG checklist, and a Word and PowerPoint evaluation checklist. Quick Facts The Internet offers people with disabilities opportunities to read and access content unavailable to them before the WorldRead more about WebAIM Resources[…]
The Accessibility 101 webinar recording is here! This video provides foundational information about accessibility in public libraries. The topics discussed include – “Introduction to Accessibility,” “Introduction to Disabilities,” “Introduction to Accessible Formats,” “Strategies for Inclusive Events,” and “What You Can Do Now For Free.” You can also access the video on the Accessible Libraries YouTubeRead more about Accessibility 101 for Canadian Public Library Staff Webinar Recording[…]
The slides for the Accessibility 101 webinar, presented on September 30, are available! They outline the different presentation subjects including: Introduction to Disabilities Introduction to Accessibility Introduction to Accessible Formats Strategies for Inclusive Events What you can do now (for free) The webinar video recording is also available!