Teens and Adults on the Autism Spectrum: How to serve this growing group
According to the 2017 National Autism Indicators Report, about half a million adults on the autism spectrum will legally become adults in the next decade; Are libraries prepared for this?
This webinar will cover trends and topics related to teens and adults on the spectrum.
Participants will learn about:
-How autism affects teens and adults with autism differently than children
-The services landscape and gaps in services to this population
-What the autism community says they want from libraries
-Examples of programs and adaptations to existing library programs
Original broadcast August 8, 2019
Biography ~ Carrie Rogers-Whitehead
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is an instructor of online privacy and a practitioner. As CEO of Digital Respons-Ability she helps educate students and other organizations on digital citizenship, which includes being safe and private online. In addition Carrie is a corporate trainer, event planner, writer and library consultant who works hard to stay on top of tech trends for her audiences.