Here are resources from the Serving Patrons with Differing Abilities workshop, which was held February 28, 2012 at the Caestecker Public Library in Green Lake.
- Adaptive equipment vendors, provided by Wisconsin Department of Health Services
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and libraries:
- Center for Communication, Hearing & Deafness online store: a private non-profit agency whose mission is to help infants, children and adults reach their fullest potential by eliminating communication and language barriers through personalized services, technology and education
- Indepent Living Aids: mail-order company of products for individuals who are visually impaired
- Inline amplifiers for phones
- Magnifier sheets
- Maxi-Aids: mail-order company for vision, hearing, and mobility products
- Pocket talker: amplifies sounds closest to the listener while reducing background noise
- Telecommunications Equipment Purchase Program (TEPP): to help people with disabilities buy specialized equipment they need in order to use basic telephone services (one of several different programs paid for by the Wisconsin Universal Service Fund (USF) established by the Public Service Commission)
- Linda Madsen
Director of Employment Services / School Coordinator, Todd Steven & Associates
- John Meissner
Independent Living Coordinator, Options for Independent Living
- Lisa Murphy
Senior Operations Officer, LMR Cares, Inc.