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Introducing handicapped persons as paraprofessionals in libraries

California Community Colleges. Chancellor"s Office.

Introducing handicapped persons as paraprofessionals in libraries

a workshop co-sponsored

by California Community Colleges. Chancellor"s Office.

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library technicians.,
  • People with disabilities -- Employment

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the California Community Colleges, Chancellor"s Office and the State Department of Rehabilitation, held at the University of California, Riverside, Summer, 1975.
    ContributionsCalifornia. Dept. of Rehabilitation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p.
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19999490M

    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Blind people and those visually impaired traditionally read Braille, Tape Audio-Books and large print books produced and provided by specialized libraries for the blind. New technologies have opened up new areas of reading, participations and activities for people with disabilities that were inaccessible only a few years ago. Visually impaired can.

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Introducing handicapped persons as paraprofessionals in libraries by California Community Colleges. Chancellor"s Office. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Three workshops were held to acquaint interested parties with the growing need to prepare persons with non-standard physical characteristics for successful. This report includes background information on the need to prepare physically handicapped persons for library service and the problems to be overcome, a detailed list of pertinent job tasks that the handicapped can accomplsih, methods of recruitment and training, as well as a selected bibliography, a list of pertinent AV materials, and a list of resources for equipment for the handicapped.

A meta-analysis of all studies of web accessibility showed that the highest average levels of accessibility of websites was found in libraries, according to Disability and the Internet: Confronting a Digital Divide, a book that one of us (Jaeger) wrote about the state of accessibility for people with disabilities.

The web presences of primary and secondary. Paraprofessional staff used to perform only simple copy cataloging. Then some of them took over complex copy cataloging as well. I haven’t attempted to find a survey of what paraprofessionals do nationwide, but I do know that in many libraries, at least, paraprofessionals also perform original cataloging.

Designing for diversity and designing for disability: New opportunities for libraries to expand their support and advocacy for people with disabilities. International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion 2(), competencies that paraprofessionals hired to work in schools must acquire or demonstrate within the first 45 days of being hired.

These core competencies, which form the basis of this handbook, are designed to provide the new paraprofessional with the basic skills and knowledge required to carry out this very important job.

Introduction. In a Canadian Library Association (CLA) National Forum was held and identified the need for library guidelines on serving people with disabilities.

Extensive consultation and cooperation from across the country resulted in the CLA Canadian Guidelines on Library and Information Services for People with Disabilities released in. The library can play a transformational role in helping facilitate more complete participation in society by providing fully accessible resources and services.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a person with a disability as “a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such impairment, or a person.

in this book, it is that people with disabilities are people who have the same needs and wants as everyone else and deserve the right to be at the center of recreation and thera- peutic recreation services that are, after all, “for” them. If there is less than 25 parking spaces at the library, there needs to be at least one handicapped space that is van accessible.

The space must be 8 feet wide and have an aisle 8 feet wide. It must have a level hard surface and signage and the curb cut must be close to the entrance of the library. ASGCLA, the Association of Specialized, Government and Cooperative Library Agencies, promotes a policy on Library Services for People with Disabilities.

ASGCLA also has a toolkit for “Library Accessibility – What You Need to Know.” Each "tipsheet was developed to help librarians in all types of libraries understand and manage access issues.

The targeted program, for children with autism and other disabilities, was a drop-off program at Deerfield Public Library supported by storytime volunteers including local special education teachers and teens trained in disability awareness.

The study has revealed lack of equipment to support disabled access to library and information resources. Similarly, despite an increase in the number of people with disabilities, the majority of the libraries do not offer specialised training such as induction sessions or market services that cater for those with disabilities.

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is a network library of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The staff of LBPH can answer reference questions about anything from the weather to accessible technology.

Staff is also available to discuss the latest bestsellers [ ]. by Gene Kinnaly Author's note: The following was published in Virginia Libraries, vol. 44, no. 1, Jan.-Mar.,and is reproduced here with the permission of the editor, Cy Dillon.

The article was written primarily for library paraprofessionals working in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and therefore library organizations in and around Virginia were highlighted.

However, most states. What does a great paraprofessional need to know and do. Find out in this handy survival guide, equally useful for the brand-new paraprofessional or the year classroom veteran. Packed with friendly guidance, practical tips, and relatable first-person stories, this book reveals the best ways to provide effective, respectful services to students in inclusive Causton.

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) of the Library of Congress provides the majority of such services. Working through a nationwide network of cooperating regional libraries, NLS offers Braille and talking book services free of charge to any person who is unable to read because of limited vision, who is physically unable to hold a book.

Paraprofessional Competencies and Professional Development Options There are a variety of ways professional development can be obtained, ranging from a smorgasbord of learning opportunities to a systematic approach to learning.

The Free Library of Philadelphia's Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH), as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress (NLS) serves Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading due to a physical impairment, a reading disability, or a vision challenge.

An intense collection of stories, personal narrative that captures and conveys the experience of being a person with a disability in America today. Two books go together here: The New Disability History: American Perspectives (History of Disability) Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability (American Subjects).

Workshops "Introducing Handicapped Persons as Paraprofessionals in Libraries" held during July and August, It reflects joint sponsorship by the California Community College Chancellor's Office and the State Department of Rehabilitation.Access to libraries for persons with disabilities - Checklist / By Birgitta Irvall and Gyda Skat Nielsen The library should have at least one toilet for disabled persons, equipped with a digital talking book system used by many libraries for the blind.

8.In response to two of the American Disabilities Act's (ADA) mandates, every public library must provide equal services to any person requesting them, regardless of disability.

The ADA also mandates that no qualified individual with a disability shall be excluded from participation or be denied services or be subjected to discrimination.