Format: Self-paced Course
Developed by: PALS Development Team – Florida State University
Length: 4 hours
Whether you knew it at the time or not, you have likely interacted with or assisted a library user with autism, as it is the fastest growing disability. This course, designed by experts in both the library and autism fields, is a series of four independent, self-paced instructional modules that are intended for librarians and library staff to learn how to better serve their users on the autism spectrum.
The modules are:
- About Autism in the Library
- Arranging the Library Environment
- Communicating with Individuals with Autism
- Interacting with Technology
Research-based checklists, examples of materials, tip sheets, lists, templates, and additional resources are included throughout the course to assist you to implement best practices in your unique library setting.
Course Provider: WebJunction