Library services for youth with autism spectrum disorders / Lesley S.J. Farmer.

Youths with ASDs exhibit several communication issues and delays. Some gain language skills; others display disabilities that hinder basic library skills. Librarians should try to know youth with ASDs on a personal level so they can provide more appropriate services, and be sensitive to the developm...

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Main Author: Farmer, Lesley S. J.
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2013.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Developmental characteristics of youth with ASDs
  • Youth with ASDs in libraries and other educational settings
  • Team management approach
  • Inclusion and universal design in libraries
  • Resources
  • Teaching youth with ASDs
  • Focus on reading
  • The social role of the library
  • Behavior management
  • Training
  • Measuring impact through action research
  • The perspective of a public library.