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Intro to Special Education/EDUC 200 HCC Spring 2004 Stephanie Greene. Special Needs Addressed in the School Library Media Center. A Journal Review. Staff Development. Teacher Collaboration. Print and Non-Print Resources. How do we begin to create a Disabled-Friendly Media Center?.
HCC Spring 2004
Special Needs Addressed
in the School Library Media Center
A Journal Review
Print and Non-Print Resources
How do we begin to create a
Disabled-Friendly Media Center?
Can we find time? Talk to your Administrator!
Collection Development Courses
Talk to your Instructors!
Special Education Teachers
Library Media Specialists
provide valuable resources for
visual aids, slowing down instruction, individual needs
Get to know the students together!
in our Special Needs Students
Promotes Greater Independence
for our Special Needs Students
Increases Motivation and Academic Performance
by our Special Needs Students
Positively Changes Peer Attitudes
Provides a stronger program for the entire learning community!
This is only the beginning!
American Printing House for the Blind www.aph.org
Seedlings Braille Books for Children www.seedlings.org
American Foundation for the Blind Product Center www.afb.org
American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults www.actionfund.org/default.htm
National Braille Press, Inc. www.nbp.org
DVS Home Video www.wgbh.org/wgbh/pages/mag/resources/dvs-home-video-catalogue.html
Descriptive Video Service, WGBH-TV www.wgbh.org/wgbh/index.html
Narrative Television Network www.narrativetv.com
Enabling Technologies Company www.brailler.com
Independent Living Aids, Inc. www.independentliving.com
Blindness Resource Center, The New York Institute for Special Education www.nyise.org/blind.htm
Perkins School for the Blind www.perkins.pvt.k12.ma.us/index.php
Brisco, Shonda. . From Braille to zoom text: Resources to meet the needs of blind or visually impaired students in the Media Center. Library Media Connection, 22, 50-53.
Hansen, Eileen. . Count them in: 7 ways to help mentally disabled students. School Library Journal, 41, 27-30.
Hopkins, Janet. . New support for visual and reading disabilities. Library Media Connection, 22, 48-50.
Murray, Janet. . Training school library staff to cater for diversity. Education for Information, 18, 313-324.
Murray, Janet. . How school librarians can contribute to the personal growth of students with disabilities. Orana, 36, 5-12.
Strahl, Amy. E-mail interview. 25 February 2004.