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  1. Management: What You Need to Know

    Overview It is important to remember that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1990 (amended in 2009), is a major piece of civil rights legislation that prohibits discrimination toward persons with disabilities in reg ...

    AHILL - 09/18/2017 - 15:59 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  2. Learning Differences: What You Need to Know

    Overview One in seven Americans has some type of learning difference, sometimes called learning disabilities, according to the National Institutes of Health. Difficulty with basic reading and language skills are most common. Reading problems are also repo ...

    AHILL - 09/18/2017 - 15:59 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  3. Developmental, Cognitive, and Intellectual Disabilities: What You Need to Know

    Overview Developmental disability refers to a group of disabilities that begin in childhood and continue through adulthood. They often have intellectual manifestations but not always. For example, people with cerebral palsy, spinal bifida, and hydrocephal ...

    AHILL - 09/18/2017 - 15:59 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  4. Technology Access and Assistive Technology

    Four Principles and Some Web Sites There's a lot out there on technology access and assistive/adaptive technology, but it can be quite confusing. And the issues are many and sometimes tricky. The first thing to keep in mind is the concept of “univers ...

    admin - 07/15/2019 - 11:40 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  5. Documents for AccessAbility Academy

    Congratulations on your purchase of the ASCLA AccessAbility Academy module, Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities,  an online webcast tutorial for library employees! Positive Interactions i ...

    LGRUENBERG - 09/26/2018 - 15:01 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  6. About Us

    Vision The Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), a division of the American Library Association, is the premier destination for ALA members to find information and build capacity to serve populations that are ser ...

    admin - 05/29/2019 - 12:45 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  7. Library Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions

    An Excerpt from  Library Standards for Adult Correctional Institutions   Click above for ordering information Access General Population: Day, evening and weekend hours to provide at least five (5) hours per inmate per week in a professionally staffed libr ...

    admin - 02/19/2019 - 14:54 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  8. Free Webinar Archives

    These ASCLA recorded webinars below, which were presented on the date listed, are free to ASCLA members. Please click on the title to view information about the webinar. Click the 'Download' link to view the presentation (link opens in a new win ...

    AHILL - 09/18/2017 - 15:59 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  9. List of Groups

    How to Join an Interest Group To join an interest group, simply do one of the following: Call MACS (ALA’s member services department) at the following number: 1-800-545-2433, x5 and request to have the interest group added to your membership, or: Send an ...

    admin - 06/14/2018 - 12:54 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)

  10. Board of Directors and Executive Committee

    The charge and membership of the ASGCLA Board of Directors are included with the Rosters. The charge and membership of the ASGCLA Executive Committee are included with the Rosters. ...

    admin - 11/08/2018 - 13:36 - Association of Specialized, Government & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA)