Targeting Autism Program Panel at 2015 Illinois Library Conference
Targeting Autism: Libraries and Community Stakeholders Taking the Lead to Better Serve Residents with Autism on Saturday, October 24th, from 1:45-2:45pm, Peoria Civic Center
I will be joined by an impressive panel of speakers for a lively discussion about the Targeting Autism initiative, including advice on developing sustainable community partnerships, the power of advocacy, school library research, what we’ve learned from the project, and future plans.
If you are attending the conference, please join me and other panel members including:
Russ Bonanno, former director, The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP)
Adria Nassim, consultant, speaker, advocate and founder of “Adria’s Village”
Renee Grassi,Youth Department Director, Glen Ellyn Public Library and a 2012 Library Journal, Mover & Shaker
Patti Foerster, Librarian, doctoral candidate, special education advocate, Chicago Schools