Accessability Resources Toolkit

The links on this page will lead you to resources that will help in planning and designing inclusive library policies and services.    


American Library Association
Library Services for People with Disabilities Policy
http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaissues/libraryservices

Library Accessibility - What You Need to Know
http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaprotools/accessibilitytipsheets

Principles of Universal Design                                                                       
http://www.ala.org/ascla/asclaissues/universaldesign

University of Minnesota - Student Mental Health Services

Student Mental Health Services                                                         http://www.mentalhealth.umn.edu/index.html

Stamp Out Stigma                                                                 
http://www.mentalhealth.umn.edu/sos/index.html

Disability Services

Information About Disabilities

Invisible Disabilities Workshop Slides - 5/12/2012
Advancing Access for Everyone: Invisible Disabilities"

Guidelines for Accessible Meetings and Events
http://ds.umn.edu/tl_files/disability_services/2011GuidelinesforAccessibleMeetingsandEvents.pdf                                         
Accommodations and Services
http://ds.umn.edu/accommodations-and-services.html

Universal Design
The Nine Principles of Universal Design Instruction

History of Universal Design                                                                         http://www.ncsu.edu/project/design-projects/udi/center-for-universal-design/history-of-universal-design/

Technology and Universal Design
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/technology.html

File Validation Tool (checks accessibility of common file extensions)
http://ucd.eeonline.org/validator/

How to Rethink Your Syllabus
http://www.portals.emory.edu/sylideas.html

Universal Instructional Design Principles for Moodle
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/869/1575


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