Accessibility at ASPI
Accessibility Statement: Appalachia-Science in the Public Interest (ASPI) welcomes all people, including people with disabilities and people with individual needs. ASPI will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals who request them with advance notice (typically 2-4 weeks depending on need). Access requests may include: ASL Interpretation, Large-type/Digital Materials, Physical Access, and Social Narratives (i.e., descriptions/previews of physical, sensory, social spaces). To request/discuss an access need, please contact the main office at (606) 256-0077or email@example.com.
KAC KPAN Consultancy
In 2022, ASPI received funding from the Kentucky Arts Council (KAC) for a Kentucky Peer Advisory Network (KPAN) consultancy to conduct a professional evaluation of our Small-Town Demonstration Center site to make it more accessible.
Artist and consultant Talleri McRae visited the main office in Mount Vernon and helped ASPI audit indoor and outdoor spaces and conduct an “inventory” of our current access practices and possible changes. After the walk-through, we established an 18-month timeline for short-term and long-term goals.
The three main measurable objectives for the ASPI accessibility plan are to: