Resources

LaptopWe have gathered together links to useful sources of information library accessibility and inclusion and grouped them by subject.  The links below point to presentations from past CLAUD study events and to external websites. CLAUD does not endorse any of the external websites linked below and cannot take responsibility for their content.

Latest study day

The last CLAUD study day at Bath Spa University focused on inclusive user experience (UX) research.  Download the presentations from the study day:

Bath Spa University

Useful resources

 

AccessAble (formerly Disability Go)

Advert challenging perception of normality – EDF

Disability news index – BBC

EmployAbility

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Healthtalkonline

Jisc Accessibility blog

NNAC – National Network of Assessment Centres

Ouch: disability talk – British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Productivity tools list – University of Kent

Videos of students discussing studying with a disability

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADDers

ADHD Aware

ADHD and autism – National Autistic Society

ADHD library

Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (UK)

DANDA

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 alternative formats service)

United Kingdom Association for Accessible Formats (UKAAF)

 

Autism

National Autistic Society

Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome – Mencap

Copyright

Copyright Licensing Agency

[Copyright] Exceptions for disability – CopyrightUser.org

Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia Organisation (ADO)

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

Dyspraxia Association

Dyspraxia Foundation

Dyspraxia 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 file (7 MB)

Mind

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

Guidelines on library standards for people with disabilities.   Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA)

ME – Action for ME

ME – National ME Centre

Multiple Sclerosis Society

Screen readers

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

Screen reader testing. Stanford University

Sensory impairments – sight and hearing

Action on Hearing Loss

Deafblind UK

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

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

RNIB Beginner’s Guide to Assitive Technology

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

UX

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