Special Patrons

Working with persons with disabilities

People with disabilities may have some difficulties using library services. If a patron has a caregiver, try to work directly with the person with disabilities rather than with their caregiver. Address the disabled person directly, not the person's companion.

For patrons who are hard of hearing:

For the blind person or patron who has difficulty seeing well:

Other suggestions:

Go to Adaptive Technology.

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This page was updated on October 16, 2003.