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Library Services for People with Disabilities   Tags: blind, disabilities, homebound  

Last Updated: Aug 21, 2014 URL: http://montgomerycountymd.libguides.com/disabilityservices Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Disabilities Directory

Montgomery County offers many programs and services for people with disabilities -- see Disability Information & Services for more information, such as Financial Assistance, Transportation, Employment Services, Housing, Demographics, and Legal Services. Or call the Department of Health and Human Services' Aging and Disability Services at 240-777-3000.

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Library Services for People with Disabilities

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) supports library services for people with disabilities in Montgomery County. Contact the DRC with questions and suggestions or to receive emails about programs: drcinfo@montgomerycountymd.gov, voice 240-777-0960, TTY 240-777-0902. 

MCPL's services for people with disabilities, their family members and caregivers include:

The following materials are available at most branches (items can be sent to your local branch) or online:

The following materials are largely in the collection at the Rockville Memorial Library, and all items can be sent to your local branch.

  • Books and videos about disabilities and aspects of living and working with a disability.
  • Materials to support learning, such as high-interest, low-vocabulary titles.
  • Described videos.  These are movies that have an added narrative to describe the action. Browse our described videos.
  • Sign language videos and instructional materials for children and adults.
  • The Children's Resource Collection for parents, teachers, and caregivers, which includes materials about children with disabilities.

Contact the DRC

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Francie Gilman
Rockville Memorial Library
21 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850
240-777-0959
TTY 240-777-0902
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