[RFHF] Information about including children on the autism spectrum in storytime

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Sep 17 09:50:59 PDT 2014

If you are considering including autistic children in your current storytimes or considering to start a storytime explicitly for autistic children, then here are two resources that may be helpful for planning and implementing what are typically called Sensory Storytimes:

·        ALA’s Association for Library Service to Children’s Sensory Story Tots program design: http://www.ala.org/alsc/sensory-story-tots

·        ALA’s Association for Library Service to Children’s blog post Sensory Storytime: A (brief) How-To Guide: http://www.alsc.ala.org/blog/2012/03/sensory-storytime-a-brief-how-to-guide/

Katie Anderson, Library Support and Development Services

* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *

Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301

katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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