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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.”

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.”

RIC student shares autism experience with graduate students

“You can absolutely go to college. You are far better than you think you are. You are extraordinary. It’s not a problem, it’s a superpower.”