Using the Social Model of Disability to Improve Library Service

Using the Social Model of Disability to Improve Library Service

By:
John Buckmaster
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Description: 

In this session, we’ll look at the ways ingrained Ableism affects our outlook, equipment, and our service to patrons. Focus will be on practical advice to address these concerns, in order to provide better service and a happier workplace.
Learning Objectives:

  • Identify how the medical model of disability is pervasive and affects our service negatively
  • Understand the Social Model of Disability
  • Apply the Social Model to improve service to patrons
Conference Year: 
2018
Materials
Presentation File: 
Presentation Topic: 
Accessibility
Library Programs
Library Policy