Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities

The book takes account of the key fact that to maximize their potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries. Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is being given to promoting library services to people who have disabilities. This book is a compendium of articles focused on serving adults with disabilities in an international setting. From this book, librarians, policy makers and constituents will understand the importance of serving all potential patrons, will be exposed to best practices and model programs, and will learn techniques and strategies for improving the services their libraries offer. Pragmatic approach gives librarians tools they can use immediately to improve their services Policy overviews help librarians understand advocacy issues Emphasis on universal access helps librarians and decision-makers understand how improving services for people with disabilities improves services for all patrons

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  • Author : Courtney Deines-Jones
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 196 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631057
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities

Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities
  • Author : Courtney Deines-Jones
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2007
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The book takes account of the key fact that to maximize their potential, people must have lifelong access to the information and services offered through books and libraries. Whether to address concerns of an ageing population or to enable all citizens to contribute fully through meaningful education and work opportunities, more emphasis is being given to promoting library services to people who have disabilities. This book is a compendium of articles focused on serving adults with disabilities in an international

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries

Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities and the Inclusive Future of Libraries
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 14 December 2015
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With contributions from researchers, educators, and practitioners from across a range of fields, this volume will be an important resource for library professionals in all types of libraries as well as a reference for researchers and educators about the efforts, challenges and opportunities related to the inclusive future of libraries.

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities

The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
  • Author : U. S. Department of Health and Human Services,Office of the Surgeon General
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • Release : 23 July 2012
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Since 1900, the nation has witnessed unprecedented improvement in the health of its people thanks, in large part, to the public health movement that works to prevent disease and its spread, and to promote mental, physical and emotional well-being. As a result of a century of public health initiatives, such as vaccinations, improved nutrition and sanitation, and new treatments to combat acute illnesses, millions of people have led longer, healthier lives. As a result, the emphasis of the nation's work in

Improving the Quality of Library Services for Students with Disabilities

Improving the Quality of Library Services for Students with Disabilities
  • Author : Philip Calvert
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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Approximately ten percent of the U.S. student population (undergraduate and graduate) has a disability; and few if any libraries have failed to comply, at least in part, with federal regulations. But have they stopped to think whether the services they offer actually fit the bill?

Educating Everybody's Children

Educating Everybody's Children
  • Author : Robert W. Cole W. Cole
  • Publisher : ASCD
  • Release : 15 June 2008
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Designed to promote reflection, discussion, and action among the entire learning community, Educating Everybody's Children encapsulates what research has revealed about successfully addressing the needs of students from economically, ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse groups and identifies a wide range of effective principles and instructional strategies. Although good teaching works well with all students, educators must develop an extensive repertoire of instructional tools to meet the varying needs of students from diverse backgrounds. Those tools and the knowledge base behind

Opportunities for Improving Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities

Opportunities for Improving Programs and Services for Children with Disabilities
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 06 July 2018
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Although the general public in the United States assumes children to be generally healthy and thriving, a substantial and growing number of children have at least one chronic health condition. Many of these conditions are associated with disabilities and interfere regularly with children's usual activities, such as play or leisure activities, attending school, and engaging in family or community activities. In their most severe forms, such disorders are serious lifelong threats to children's social, emotional well-being and quality of life,

The Future of Disability in America

The Future of Disability in America
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Committee on Disability in America
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 24 September 2007
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The future of disability in America will depend on how well the U.S. prepares for and manages the demographic, fiscal, and technological developments that will unfold during the next two to three decades. Building upon two prior studies from the Institute of Medicine (the 1991 Institute of Medicine's report Disability in America and the 1997 report Enabling America), The Future of Disability in America examines both progress and concerns about continuing barriers that limit the independence, productivity, and participation in community

Including Families of Children with Special Needs

Including Families of Children with Special Needs
  • Author : Carrie Scott Banks,Sandra Feinberg,Barbara A. Jordan,Kathleen Deerr,Michelle Langa
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 13 June 2021
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More than 6.5 million children in the US receive special education services; in any given community, approximately one child out of every six will get speech therapy, go to counseling, attend classes exclusively with other children with disabilities, or receive some other service that allows him or her to learn. This new revised edition is a step-by-step guide to serving children and youth with disabilities as well as the family members, caregivers, and other people involved in their lives. The authors

IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines

IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines
  • Author : Christie Koontz,Barbara Gubbin
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 30 July 2010
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The public library is the prime community access point designed to respond to a multitude of ever-changing information needs. These guidelines are framed to provide assistance to library and information professionals in most situations. They assist to better develop effective services, relevant collections, and accessible formats within the context and requirements of the local community. In this exciting and complex information world it is important for professionals in search of knowledge, information and creative experience to succeed. This is the 2