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
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.