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Accessible Covid-19 Information

(Updated every Monday) Everyone should have access to current Covid-19 information. NNELS has produced accessible versions of key charts and graphs, and has compiled links to resources to accessible information that are updated regularly. Check it out here!

Accessibility Overlays?and Accessibility

The proliferation of accessibility overlays being promoted as a solution for accessibility, and as a way to avoid legal lawsuits is concerning to accessibility users and experts, beuse these very “solutions” create segregation and result in more exclusion for people with disabilities. Learn more here!

Reading App Testing

NNELS’ team of accessibility testers tested a variety of reading platforms and applitions for accessibility and usability. Each report features functionality, usefulness, and developer recommendations for improvement. Learn more here!

Under-represented Voices Project for Narration

The Under-represented Voices Project started in 2020 from a commitment to working with narrators that n represent the texts they are reading!? This meant reaching out through Social media and offering free training in recording and voice alongside standard narration wages to make the project as open as possible to diverse talent. Learn more here!

Looking for a Book?

Fulfilling reader requests for books in alternate formats is an important part of what we do! If you live in a NNELS territory or province, you n make requests?anytime: log in, search for a book, and you'll find the request form on every page of search results.

Books in accessible formats for nadians with print disabilities: produced by request, delivered by public libraries, and available across the country.

To get started, please search for your library,?contact your nearest librarian, or drop us a line.

  • A young child thinks about what it would be like to be an astronaut and go out on a mission into space.
  • The town where she's so unexpectedly landed looks very nice, and might be a good place to settle down, but she isn't quite sure she'll fit in. She tries to find a flock of her own...
  • Eager to have a star of his own, a boy devises imaginative ways of tching one.

First Nations Communities Read 2021