Action-oriented activities that colleagues can implement in their own institutions, tips on how to advocate for yourself, efforts specific archives/libraries/staff members/affiliates have introduced or implemented to accommodate disabilities, and examples on how to publicize accommodations to better inform potential patrons.
Accessibility in Related Fields
Accessibility solutions and adaptive technologies being introduced by our colleagues in libraries and other fields. Contribute links and collections to share via adsectionblogSAA@gmail.com.
Disability Allyship Tips
Do you have a tip to share? Fill out the contribution form, and be sure to specify whether you would prefer anonymity. Shares longer than a few sentences may be posted on our Member Stories page. One of many general allyship (or “etiquette”) guides with suggestions that address all types of disabilities is this pdf guide published by United Spinal Association.
Archivists and librarians with disabilities share their own stories of navigating archives research, employment, and professional life. Submit your story anonymously or with permission to the blog editor at adsectionblogSAA@gmail.com.