CELA and NNELS are free services for library patrons with print disabilities. These services ensure equitable access to library materials.
CELA - Centre for Equitable Library Access
NNELS - National Network for Equitable Library Service
Contact us for more information, or to register as a patron with print disabilities.
Print Disabilities Defined
The Canadian Copyright Act defines "perceptual disabilities" as including:
- Learning Disability - an impairment relating to comprehension
- Physical Disability - the inability to hold or manipulate a book
- Visual Disability - severe or total impairment of sight or the inability to focus or move one's eyes
A person may be temporarily print disabled and still be eligible to use CELA and NNELS