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Inclusive Resources

 

Reading Challenges  |  Hearing Impairment  |  Visual & Hearing Impairment  |  Autism Spectrum


For Individuals with Reading Challenges (visual impairment, dyslexia)


For Individuals with Hearing Impairment

  • Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
      • Features resources, information, adaptive equipment and interpreter accessibility.
  • The Virginia Deaf Culture Digital Library
      • offering resources about deaf culture
      • acquiring and preserving an excellent collection of deaf resources in digital formats
      • furnishing access to information regardless of location
      • providing highly competent assistance to Virginia residents and library staff in local public library systems, academic librarians in colleges and universities, and other libraries in the state of Virginia
  • The Maryland Deaf Culture Digital Home
      • Contains a wealth of historical, cultural, and informational resources. The materials and services listed, however, are only for Maryland residents.

For Individuals with Visual AND Hearing Impairment


For Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

  • The Virginia Commonwealth Autism Center for Excellence
      • A statewide resource center dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with ASD and their families.
  • The Virginia Department of Education
      • Supports efforts to build capacity for those serving students with autism. Existing projects include increasing access to information and training, providing technical assistance, strengthening communities of practice, and helping to identify evidenced based practices through research and practice.
  • The Virginia Autism Council
      • Virginia’s clearinghouse on best practices and research-based education and training opportunities to advance personnel development and knowledge regarding autism in Virginia.
  • The Autism Internet Modules
      • Developed with one aim in mind: to make comprehensive, up-to-date, and usable information on autism accessible and applicable to educators, other professionals, and families who support individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Written by experts from across the U.S., all online modules are free, and are designed to promote understanding of, respect for, and equality of persons with ASD.

 

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