#OHMuseumChat Resources

The Ohio Museums Association is proud to partner with The Lake County Historical Society for our monthly #‎OHMuseumChat. This informal Twitter chat is held the third Thursday of each month at noon. After each chat, OMA releases a list of resources pertaining to that month’s topic, as well as a Storify summary of that month’s chat.

Click on the month and chat topic below to be taken to that month’s resource page. 

General Articles

The National Park Service has recently released the Programmatic Accessibility Guidelines for National Park Service Interpretive Media. This report is a comprehensive guide for accessibility and contains information on the following topics:

  • About The Guidelines
  • Getting Started
  • Interpretive Planning
  • Scoping
  • Budgets
  • Evaluation
  • Guidelines by Interpretive Media Type
  • Audiovisual Programs and Tours
  • Conservation (Artifacts)
  • Exhibits
  • Historic Furnishings
  • Park Signage
  • Publications
  • Wayside Exhibits
  • Web-based Media
  • Promoting Accessibility
  • Training
  • Laws, Regulations, and Policies
  • Accessibility Resources
  • The Principles of Universal Design
  • Alternative Media Formats
  • NPS Accessibility Pictograph Symbols

Click Here to open the full report


The Hearing Access Program has released an article titled, Museums: Appropriate Access For People Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Click here for the complete article.

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