Helping Serve the Neurodiverse in Your Library Community
$25 per person for 4+registrations
Neurodiversity is a concept that encompasses autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourettes, dementia, mental health conditions, dyspraxia and other intellectual disabilities. This umbrella term is more commonly used by organizations and individuals to help define who they are and what they care about. This webinar will help participants learn more about neurodiversity and how to serve their neurodiverse community.
This webinar will discuss:
- What is neurodiversity?
- The neurodiversity movement
- Misinformation and mental health online
- Communication: people first versus identity first language
- Programming ideas for the neurodiverse
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Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that teaches digital citizenship to tens of thousands of parents, students, and educators across the world. Digital Respons-Ability’s products and services have been recognized internationally and they recently won a 2023 CODiES for “Best Digital Citizenship Solution.” Before her work with Digital Respons-Ability, Carrie worked for a decade in public libraries and continues to partner and work with libraries. Carrie regularly writes, speaks and researches on digital citizenship, parenting, technology, libraries and education. She is the award-winning author of seven books, including most recently: Deepening Digital Citizenship: a Guide to Systemwide Policy and Practice. Carrie lives with her family in Utah with a constant pile of books on her nightstand.