Woman searching resources on the web using a laptopWe have gathered together links to useful  library accessibility and inclusion resources and grouped them by topic, including presentations from past CLAUD study events and external websites.

CLAUD does not endorse any of the external websites linked below and cannot take responsibility for their content.

Useful resources

AccessAble (formerly Disability Go)

Advert challenging perception of normality – EDF

Disability news index – BBC


Equality and Human Rights Commission


Jisc Accessibility blog

NNAC – National Network of Assessment Centres

Ouch! – BBC vodcast focusing on disability

Videos of students discussing studying with a disability

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


ADDISS – The National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

ADDUK - a site by and for adults with ADHD

ADHD Aware

The ADHD Foundation

ADDA Library

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (UK)

Live with joy now

National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service

Simply Wellbeing (this website loads slowly)


Alternative formats

Accessible communication formats – Department for Work and Pensions

Personalise your learning – University of Portsmouth

RNIB BookShare – Royal National Institute for the Blind

RoboBraille (an e-mail and web-based format conversion service)

Sensus Access (another web-based format conversion service)

United Kingdom Association for Accessible Formats (UKAAF)


National Autistic Society

Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome – Mencap


Copyright Licensing Agency

[Copyright] Exceptions for disability –


The Dyslexia Association

British Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia Action

Supporting Students at Royal Holloway.  Emilie Titterrel, Disability & Dyslexia advisor & Kate Corti, Wellbeing Advisor, Royal Holloway, University of London. – PDF document (4.3 MB)


Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia UK

Dyspraxic Adults – a forum for adults with dyspraxia

Movement Matters UK

Mental health and wellbeing

Supporting student mental health and wellbeing in higher education. Ruth Caleb, University Wellbeing Consultant and Chair of the Mental Wellbeing in HE Working Group (MWBHE) – PowerPoint presentation (7 MB)


Nightline.  Grace Handley. – PowerPoint file (3 MB)

Disability and dyslexia services. Lisa Bond, Royal Holloway Univeristy. – PowerPoint file (5 MB)

Digital forest: an installation Harriet O’Neill – PowerPoint (1.2 MB)

Supportive resources.   University of Oxford Counselling Service

Physical health conditions and disabilities

Access to libraries for persons with disabilities – checklist.  International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

Access for library users with disabilities.  Linda Robertson on behalf of the Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) Access Steering Group

Asthma UK

Cerebral palsy – Scope

ME – Action for ME

The ME Association

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Overcoming multiple sclerosis

Screen readers

Navigating the internet for the visually impaired

Ten screen readers for blind or visually impaired users

Reading blind: the best screen readers for the visually impaired

WebAIM: designing for screen reader compatability

Why web accessibility matters – Stanford University

Sensory impairments – sight and hearing

Action on Hearing Loss

Creating accessible university libraries for students with visual impairments: an investigation of the resources and strategies used by librarians.  Sophia Griffiths, MSc dissertation. City, University of London.

Deafblind UK

Library services for blind and visually impaired people: case study – Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

User experience (UX)

Inclusion and diversity in critical UX research – Karine Larose and Simon Bowie

Using UX in libraries to assess effectiveness of support for part time and distance based learners – PDF document (3.8 MB)

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