Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Tailoring the Reading Experience to Meet Individual Needs

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American Printing House for the Blind (APH) will partner with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Section on Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities (LPD)  for a conference on Tailoring the Reading Experience to Meet Individual Needs 

This satellite conference will feature an international array of speakers on topics such as:
  •   Facilitating the book selection process
  •   Changing the role of the librarian from the Marrakesh perspective
  •   Finding and sharing accessible materials and collections
  •   Accessible audio book technologies
  •   Serving the full spectrum of print disabilities
  •   Creating inclusive communities for people with disabilities through programming and events
  •   The added value of an analog service in the heart of the digital era
  •   Promoting Braille literacy
 
This conference offers a rare opportunity for professionals from a variety of disciplines to discuss the challenges and solutions to providing timely accessible materials in appropriate formats to the people we serve.  Librarians from special libraries for people who are blind and visually impaired, as well as from public libraries serving blind and print-disabled patrons; educators, accessible instructional materials providers; professionals from university disability offices, and others with an interest in these topics have been invited to come together to learn, to share, and to discuss.

When

Thursday, August 11, 2016   -  Friday, August 12, 2016
Eastern Time

Where

Galt House Hotel
140 N 4th St, Louisville, Kentucky 40202, USA
 

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           Friday, July 1, 2016
 

For more information, visit:  http://www.aph.org/tailoring-the-reading-experience/

Event Date: 

Aug 11, 2016 to Aug 12, 2016

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