Established in 1985 at the Norwegian Institute for Special Education at the University of Oslo, and currently housed at the North York Central Library in Toronto, the IBBY Collection for Young People with Disabilities aims “to give young people with disabilities, like other children, the opportunity to enjoy books and also open the way for their inclusion in society.” This international collection of books for and about young people with disabilities features more than 3,000 multilingual books in a variety of accessible formats. Every two years IBBY National Sections submit books for inclusion in the Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities catalogue and collection.
Highlights of the Collection include:
The Collection offers:
Online access to the IBBY Collection can be made through www.torontopubliclibrary.ca and is searchable by title, author, subject, format, keyword and language.