Library Services to People with Special Needs Section

Division: Library Services

The Section for Library Services to People with Special Needs provides an international forum for the discussion of ideas, sharing of experiences and development of tools designed to promote and improve the effectiveness of library and information services to special needs groups, and the promotion of national and international cooperation at all levels.

These groups include, but are not limited to, people who are in hospitals, nursing homes, and other care facilities; people in prisons; people who are experiencing homelessness; people with physical disabilities; people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or deafblind; people with dyslexia; and people with cognitive and mental disabilities.

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Última actualización: 20 Abril 2018

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International Seminar “Inclusive Library Programmes for Users with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Practices and Potential Development” Call for participation

Russian State Library for Young Adults (RSLYA) is pleased to invite you to participate in the International Seminar “Inclusive Library Programmes for Users with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Practices and Potential Development”, which will be held on April 1, 2021 and dedicated to the World Autism Awareness Day (internationally recognized every year on 2 April).

4 Febrero 2021

The Impact of the IFLA Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dyslexia: Revised and extended

A paper on the impact of these guidelines at an international, national and local level was presented at the WLIC 2018

25 Agosto 2018