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 Accessible Services

We are committed to providing equitable access to our materials and services.
Our entire facility is wheelchair-accessible.
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We offer the following tools and resources to improve access to our materials:

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We also have:

  • Adjustable height study and computer tables.
     

  • Assistive computer station with large monitor, mouse alternatives and large-key keyboard.
     

  • ClearView video magnifier - Magnifies anything placed under it from 2 to over 50 times its original size, maintaining perfect focus.
     

  • SARA Reader - Enables the reading of a wide variety of printed material, working like a computer scanner that recognizes text, translates it into speech, then reads the text aloud.

  • Many of our Online Databases for Kids are compatible with screen reading software, text-to-speech functionality and accessibility features found on mobile devices.

If you would like assistance using any of these tools, or if you would like to know more about
how the library can help you, please visit us in person at either of our Information Desks,
call 780-410-8600 or email info@sclibrary.ca

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Other Links

 
Centre for Equitable Library Access
The Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) offers Bookshare, an accessible online library for people with print disabilities, booklists, family resources and more.
 

National Network for Equitable Library Service

The National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) offers an online public library of published books in accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities.
 

CNIB Children's Resource Kit

This publication is designed to be a resource for children and youth with vision loss and their families. Although not a comprehensive listing, this guide highlights many of the services and resources that may be available to Alberta families.
 

VOICE For Hearing Impaired Children

VOICE ensures that all children with hearing loss have their rights upheld with access to services for developing their abilities to learn to HEAR, LISTEN and SPEAK .
 

Alberta Society for the Visually Impaired 

ASVI works to maximize the successes of children faced with vision loss, including those with additional needs.
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