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Automated interior doors improve access to library

“I believe that spaces can have a huge impact – spaces can feel oppressive, or they can be cheerful and uplifting. And accessibility is basic to making a space feel welcoming of and for everyone.”

CPL enhances early literacy programs with sensory-friendly upgrades

“We hope that having softer sound and lightning makes all our story times and other children’s programs more welcoming and accessible to children with sensory issues.”

Sherlock Center celebrates 30 years with a night at the zoo

The Sherlock Center celebrated its 30th anniversary, awarded five Access for All Abilities Mini Grants and cooled off with an ice cream social at “An Evening at Roger Williams Park Zoo” on Thursday, June 20.

Grant helps library invest in audio-enabled books for children

“The response was electric. For weeks ... we noticed kids would come into the Children’s Department and ask for the talking books.”

ASL videos improve accessibility at Providence house museum

“The ASL tour videos on our YouTube channel remain some of the most viewed videos on the channel.”

Grant-funded sensory pathway supports zoo campers

“When you try to keep in mind that inclusive design benefits everyone, suddenly the scope of impact balloons.”

Local theater uses grant to install accessible restrooms for patrons

“There is almost always someone attending our performances with a wheelchair, walker, oxygen and/or support personnel.”