Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries

by
Rachel M. McMullinauthor
Kerry R. Waltonauthor
Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries

20190531

Libraries Unlimited

Pages 162
Topics Adult Services and Programs: People with Disabilities;Librarian's Instructional Role: Information Literacy and Instruction, College Level and Above;Autism Spectrum Disorder;Disabilities;Library Instruction;Neurodiversity;Outreach;Reference Services;Student Employment;Transition to College

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Supporting Students on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Guide for Academic Libraries

Author(s): McMullin, Rachel; Walton, Kerry;
Contributors: McMullin, Rachel; Walton, Kerry;
Abstract:

This book will be invaluable for those in the academic library who want to understand how best to serve students on the autism spectrum and how those students can contribute to the library.


• Serves as an essential resource on how to serve students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

• Offers an overview of characteristics of students with ASD that is tailored to those working in academic libraries and shows how those characteristics will affect various types of interactions

• Provides practical solutions for common issues that librarians/ and staff may encounter when communicating with ASD students

• Features tips and ideas for librarians and library staff working at service points (e.g.i.e., reference desk, circulation, etc.) and in the instruction classroom

SortTitle: supporting students on the autism spectrum: a practical guide for academic libraries
Keyword(s): Adult Services and Programs: People with Disabilities; Librarian's Instructional Role: Information Literacy and Instruction, College Level and Above; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Disabilities; Library Instruction; Neurodiversity; Outreach; Reference Services; Student Employment; Transition to College
Author Info:
Rachel M. McMullinauthor
Kerry R. Waltonauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440863974
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440863974.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440863967
Imprint: Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 162
Publication Date: 20190531