Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Do You Know a Person with Autism? There’s Another Library User!

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) estimates that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 68 US children. It affects males 5 times more than females; 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls. The overall rate in Maryland is 1 in 55 children, 1 in 34 boys, and 1 in 161 girls. A person with autism already might be your co-worker, your library patron and could even be you! Learn and explore what it might ...more »

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Accessibility Testing for Librarians

When creating our own web content and when making licensing and purchasing decisions librarians should consider accessibility. Relying on information from outside sources is often unreliable. Librarians can be better web designers and better negotiators if empowered with the ability to do some simple web accessibility testing on their own. Learn the tools and tricks to check for basic accessibility issues and to identify ...more »

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