Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan served as assistant director for Grants and Special Projects and head of Parenting and Clearinghouse Services at Middle Country Public Library (Centereach, NY) during her long tenure at the library. She developed a comprehensive multimedia resource center for parents and professionals and coordinated the Community Resource Database of Long Island, an online directory of health and human services for the Long Island region. She administered the Partners for Inclusion Project at Middle Country, a project aimed at improving opportunities for the inclusion of children with disabilities in community settings. She is co-author of Audiovisual Resources for Family Programming (New York: Neal-Schuman, 1994); A Family Child Care Provider's Guide to New York's Early Intervention Program (Albany, NY: New York State Department of Health, 1996); Partners for Inclusion: Welcoming Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families into Community Activities: A Replication Guide (Hauppauge, NY: Suffolk County Department of Health, 1997); and The Family-Centered Library Handbook (Feinberg et al., New York: Neal-Schuman, 2007).