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Autism 101 for Libraries: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and How Can We Help Students and Families at the Library?

Thursday, September 17, 2015 (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   GoToWebinar (Web Conference/Webinar)

  • This webinar will be run through GoToWebinar. Use the "register" link below to sign-up for this event, and you will receive a follow-up email with instructions on how to join the webinar.: Register

This webinar will cover basic information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including background, diagnosis, and research. Examples of students with autism will be shared. Additionally, strategies for library staff will be presented. A question and answer period will be included.

Presenter: Mary O’Brian, Center for the Advancement and Support of Educational Initiatives, Illinois State University.

Type:   Program

RAILS is proud to recognize the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act with this program. For more information, go to

Categories: Academic Libraries, Public Libraries, School Libraries, Services to Special Populations, Youth/Young Adult/School Services, Burr Ridge Area, Freeport Area, Galena Area, Galesburg Area, Joliet Area, Kankakee Area, LaSalle Area, Macomb Area, Moline Area, Northbrook Area, Peoria Area, Quincy Area, Rockford Area, Sterling Area, Sycamore Area

This event is sponsored by Reaching Across Illinois Library System.

Event listed by: Illinois Heartland Library System

Questions? Please contact Louise Svehla.

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