3 educational videos as part of a grant from the . Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities has created
These videos are a MUST WATCH for anyone who works with children, teens or adults with special needs. The programs are aimed at teachers and librarians, but the tips and techniques discussed can be used by everyone!
Video 1: "Hands On Literacy" Wendy Kirchner of Meeting St. School presents this workshop to teach librarians how to effectively include children with special needs in library group activities.
Video 2: "Serving Diverse Populations in Library Programming" A panel of experts discuss how librarians and others who coordinate programs for the public can more seamlessly include those with disabilities.
Video 3: "Understanding the Patron with Mental Illness" This workshop presented by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, RI Chapter helps us explore the myths and misconceptions of people living with mental illness and mood disorders. Specifics include a discussion of effective communication strategies with both adults and children and techniques for de-escalation.
Should anyone wish to have copies of any of the handouts referenced in the presentations, just notify firstname.lastname@example.org and she will forward them.
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