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PCI Webinar - Sensory Storytime 101: Where to Start and How to Make It Amazing!

FREE for members (or $15/$20) - Families impacted both by autism and developmental disabilities live in communities of all sizes. Providing programming for this demographic is an impactful way for the library to be an inclusive and supportive resource for families. Learn how to select program appropriate titles and activities for sensory storytimes, present and adapt programs for multiple ages/audiences, and enhance storytime inclusion.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/1/2018
When: 02/01/2018
2 - 3 pm
Where: Online
United States
Contact: 513-751-4422


Online registration is available until: 1/26/2018
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PCI Webinar with Jill Burket Ragase

Sensory Storytime 101: Where to Start & How to Make It Amazing!

Thursday, February 1st, from 2:00 – 3:00 pm EST

Must register by January 26th.

Competency: Children’s Services

Sub-Category: Designs, implements, and sponsors library programs that offer information, special skills or entertainment and their families and caregivers.

 

More than 3.5 million American live with an autism spectrum disorder. The CDC estimates 1 in 68 US school children fall within the autism spectrum. An even greater number of children are impacted by developmental delays and/or disabilities.

 

Families impacted both by autism and developmental disabilities live in communities of all sizes. Providing programming for this demographic is an impactful way for the library to be an inclusive and supportive resource for families.

 

In this interactive webinar program, Jill Burket Ragase will give you a variety of tools that you will be able to use to:

 

·       Select program appropriate titles and activities for Sensory Storytimes

·       Present and adapt programs for multiple ages/audiences as well as programming area/library sizes

·       Create and deliver programs that allow children to continue learning and skill building beyond storytime.

·       Enhance storytime inclusion.

 

Learn the ins and outs of presenting a sensory storytime from an experienced librarian who also happens to parent a developmental disabled child. We’ll cover the librarian tips and tricks as well as things you can do to enhance inclusion and make this segment of your patron population feel welcome!

Jill Burket Ragase ~ Biography

 

Jill Burket Ragase has enthusiastically shared her passion for Youth Services as an Independent Library Consultant for four years. She earned her MLS from the University of Kentucky and is the former Children’s Librarian and Juvenile Collection Development Librarian for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, an SLJ 5 star library and winner of the National Medal for Museum and Library Services. She is also the proud parent of two, yes two sets of boy/girl twins with her husband Mark in Cincinnati, OH.

Cost

FREE for employees of Supporting Member Institutions 
$15 for members in our Ohio service area 
$20 for everyone else

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