Amanda Leduc’s book Disfigured marks a milestone in accessible publishing in Canada
Congratulations to Hamilton Ontario author Amanda Leduc whose book Disfigured is the first Canadian title to be published in all accessible and traditional formats simultaneously. We were thrilled to work with Amanda, her publisher Coach House Books and with National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) to make the project a reality.
“We cannot think of a more appropriate title to become one of Canada’s first accessible titles in all formats on publication” says Rina Hadziev, Executive Director of the Centre for Equitable Library Access. “Amanda’s energy and passion for accessibility, and the commitment of her team at Coach House made this milestone possible. We hope this collaboration might become a template for other publishers moving forward to increase books for people with print disabilities in Canada.”
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