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Stories of Inclusion: Responding to Visitors who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind or with Low Vision

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Stories of Inclusion: Responding to Visitors who are Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Blind or with Low Vision

Presented in collaboration with the Education Committee (EdCom)and Diversity Committee (DivCom), Professional Networks of the American Alliance of Museums. Supported by the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries and Museums, a project of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS); and the Museum Access Consortium, New York (MAC) This project was supported in part by a grant from IMLS. Any views, finding, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of IMLS.


In this webcast, accessibility experts and advocates explore the issues, challenges and successes of addressing the needs and expectations of visitors and other facility or program users who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, blind or with low vision.

 

Presenters

Eileen Bagnall, executive director, VSA Arizona; Kris Johnson, program coordinator, Indiana School for the Deaf, Indianapolis; founder and coordinator, Access Indy, Cultural Heritage Resource Center, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI); Hannah Goodwin, accessibility manager, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ; Kat Burkhart, Executive Director & Curator, Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County, Crawfordsville, IN; Christine Murray, senior content designer, Antenna International, San Francisco; Liani Yirka, accessibility & inclusion coordinator, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh, NC; Cecile Puretz, access and community engagement manager, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco (co-founder of Bay Area Arts Access Collective); Michelle Arpey, information services manager, New York State Archives, Albany; Francesca Rosenberg, director of community and access, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Betty Siegel, director of VSA and Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC; Janice Klein, executive director, Museum Association of Arizona, Tempe; Sheri Levinsky-Raskin, assistant vice president, education & evaluation, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York, NY

 

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