Serving Teens on the Autism Spectrum

This course is not currently being offered as part of this year’s course schedule; however, for groups who have 20 or more individuals interested in taking the course, we can offer it exclusively to your organization!

In this course, participants will gain an understanding of common behaviors seen with Autism and related sensory processing disorders; discover customer service tips and techniques that they can employ on the job; develop programming ideas and conducting outreach; and explore the role of technology in supporting teens with ASD (autism spectrum disorders).

 

 



 

Learning Outcomes

  • Programming ideas accessible to teen patrons with ASD
  • Adapting existing physical space to accommodate and increase level of service to teen patrons with ASD

 

Who Should Attend

  • Teen services librarians
  • Public library workers
  • School library workers
  • Administrators

Instructors

  • Linda Braun
  • Renee McGrath

Registration

Cost

With a group offering, all registrants, regardless of membership status, will receive the YALSA member rate.

Group offering without CEUs - $155 per person
Group offering with CEUs - $175 per person

 

How to Register

This course is currently available only as an organization-exclusive offering. For inquiries about how employees at your organization can participate in an offering exclusive to your group, please contact yalsa@ala.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4390.

Payment is accepted via check, money order, purchase order or credit card. Fax registrations are accepted for credit card and purchase orders only.

Tech Requirements

This e-course is hosted through Moodle.

CEUs

For organizations requesting an organization-exclusive offering of the course, an application for CEU credits may be filed upon request. This four-week course may be eligible for 1 CEU credit.

Contact

Contact yalsa@ala.org or 1-800-545-2433, ext. 4390.