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)
Thursday, November 14, 2013; 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern, 12 pm Mountain, 11 am Pacific
Wednesday, December 11, 2013; 6 pm Central, 7 pm Eastern, 5 pm Mountain, 4 pm Pacific
Tuesday, January 7, 2014; 1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern, 12 pm Mountain, 11 am Pacific
Wednesday, February 12; 2014;1 pm Central, 2 pm Eastern, 12 pm Mountain, 11 am Pacific
Credits &/or CEUs Heading
College credit nor CEU's are available at this time. An electronic certificate of completion can be sent to participants upon request.
Webinar is limited to 95 students.
How to Register
Registration is now open! Visit the ALA Registration page to register online, or fill out the registration form and mail it in. You can also register by calling ALA Member and Customer Service at 800-545-2433 ext. 5. Webinar space is limited. Archived version can not be purchased until all live sessions have taken place.
Interested in sponsoring this webinar? Contact Dan Rude, ALSC Marketing/Membership Specialist.