Accessibility

ACRL works to make sure everyone’s experience will be a pleasant and accessible one. Below are the features in place to ensure that ACRL 2017¬† is accessible to all. Please make all accessibility requests to Tory Ondrla, ACRL Conference Supervisor before January 27, 2017.

Housing
We have accessible sleeping rooms in our hotel block. There are rooms for the deaf, blind, and attendees in wheelchairs. Please fill out the registration and housing form and check the appropriate box. A representative will contact you to make sure you are placed in an appropriate room.

Transportation
We are happy to make accessible transportation arrangements from hotel to Baltimore Convention Center and All-Conference reception upon request.

Mobility Assistance
ACRL offers complimentary scooters upon request and onsite on a first-come, first-served basis for attendees that require mobility assistance during regular session hours. Scooter pick up and drop off will be located in the Baltimore Convention Center in the ACRL Office.

American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreters
The ACRL 2017 team coordinates interpreting services for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. To use the service, Interpreter requests should be made prior to conference attendance by contacting  Tory Ondrla, ACRL Conference Supervisor before January 27, 2017.

Hearing Assistance
ACRL has two personal audio amplification devices (worn like standard headphones) available by request in advance or in the ACRL Office onsite.

Leader Animals
Leader animals of all kinds are welcome throughout the ACRL Conference.

Restrooms
ACRL offers accessible restrooms, gender-neutral restrooms and a quiet lounge for nursing mothers.

More we can do?
Please let us know, we are happy to hear from you! Please contact Tory Ondrla, ACRL Conference Supervisor with your request.