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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Libraries: Disabilities and Accessibility

Resources for library staff serving diverse populations

25.3% of adults in South Carolina have some type of disability. 

For more information on disabilities in South Carolina, see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention State Profile and the Disability and Health Data System.

What qualifies as a disability?

 An individual with a disability is defined by the ADA as a person who has a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment. 

Accessibility in South Carolina

ADA and Universal Design

Library Toolkits

Evaluating Web and Print Accessibility

Inclusive Children's Programming

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities