ASCLA online course

Registration for the
popular ASCLA online course “Improving Library Services to People With
Disabilities” ends at close of business this Thursday (that’s tomorrow!),
and we only have a handful of spots left!

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This course provides incredibly valuable information for library staff,
librarians and library leadership about providing outstanding services to
people with disabilities. Topics covered include:

>>Identifying people with disabilities who use your library

>>Attitudes, laws and practices affecting services to people with

>>Communication: etiquette, people-first language and options for
alternative communication techniques

>>Discovering assistive technology

>>Applying policies and procedures at your library

>>Developing goals and recommendations for service improvements at your
More information about the course is available at the ASCLA website:


This course will run Oct. 1 – Oct. 28, 2012. Most coursework is asynchronous,
however there are two live chats scheduled:

Chat 1:  Thursday, October 11, 3-4 pm Central Time OR Friday, October 12,
10-11 am Central Time

Chat 2:  Thursday, October 25, 3-4 pm Central Time OR Friday, October 26,
10-11 am Central Time

Questions about registration? Contact
or (800) 545-2433, option 5.

Questions about the course content or schedule? Contact RUSA Web Manager Andrea
Hill at

REGISTER for this course NOW: