For those who will be attending the American Library Association (ALA) Conference in Chicago, consider attending a panel discussion entitled, Libraries Taking on Autism: A Movement for Collaborative Solutions on Saturday, June 24th, 8:30-10:00am, McCormick Place, W175a.
Targeting Autism brought Illinois librarians, people with autism and autism experts to the Illinois State Library to learn, share ideas and plan for new projects. Libraries and Autism: We’re Connected provides training and a national clearinghouse. The Autism Welcome Here grant funds library programs or services aimed at people with autism. Learn how to tap into the foundational work of these groundbreaking initiatives to better serve the people with autism in your community.
Panel members pictured above