Targeting Autism: Global Perspectives

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2018 forum Nancy Bolt

Nancy Bolt  has been active in the library profession for over 35 years. Ms. Bolt has expertise in strategic planning, project planning and evaluation, staff development and training and international library development. Her work with the International Federation of Libraries and Institutions (IFLA) and the United Nations (U.N.) focuses on services for people with disabilities. Ms. Bolt was 2016 recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) Elizabeth Futas Catalyst for Change Award. She was also named the 2016 recipient of the American Library Association (ALA) International Relations Committee’s John Ames Humphry/OCLC/Forest Press Award, given to a librarian or person who has made significant contributions to international librarianship. She has also authored a large number of influential publications.

Nancy Bolt’s entire presentation is available here.



2018 forum Sujin HugginsSujin Huggins, Ph.D., an Associate Professor at Dominican University’s School of Information Studies and a Targeting Autism project partner, was born and raised in Trinidad.  Dr. Huggins gave a compelling presentation on the history and culture of Trinidad, and how their citizens are beginning to address the needs of individuals with autism.

Sujin’s entire presentation is available here.



2018 Samuel Senyo Dogoe

Samuel Senyo Dogoe, Executive Director of Contemporary Consultancy Organization in Ghana, shared his ongoing work in building and developing the first diagnostic and treatment clinic and school serving children with autism in the Volta Region.

Samuel’s entire presentation is available here.




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