What's After Storytime: Programming for Children and Tweens With Autism
- Participants will have a deeper understanding of autism and how this disability can manifest in children
- Participants will understand the types of books that are likely to appeal to children with autism and why
- Participants will be able to identify at least three programs they can offer for these children
- Participants will understand the features that make a program autism-friendly
Who Should Attend
Youth services librarians in public libraries Librarians working in elementary and middle schools
Course Level & Prerequisites
No prerequisites required.
Barbara Klipper has been training librarians on autism since 2006. She started the grant-funded Sensory Storytime program at The Ferguson Library in Stamford, CT in 2009, has presented on this program at ALA, and has taught a webinar on this subject four times for ALSC. Her book, Programming for Children and Teens With Autism Spectrum Disorder is being published by ALA Editions in Fall, 2013.
Date(s) & Time(s)
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