Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Learning about Special Population Children at ALA Annual!

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There are many opportunities for learning about serving special population children at ALA!  So, as you make your final schedule for 2015 ALA Annual in San Francisco, the ALSC Library Services to Special Population Children and Their Caregivers Committee encourages you to add the programs below.

Library Services for the Incarcerated and Detained | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 08:30am – 10:00am | Marriott Marquis San Francisco – Yerba Buena Salon 04

Hearing on Guidelines for Library Services to Persons with Dementia | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 10:30am – 11:30am | Moscone Convention Center – 133 (N)

Next Chapter Book Club: A Community-based Model for Engaging People with Disabilities | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 10:30am – 11:30am | Moscone Convention Center – 2000 (W)

AIDS in the End Zone: Working with Incarcerated Youth to Create a Graphic Novel on HIV/AIDS Prevention | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 01:00pm – 02:30pm | Moscone Convention Center – 122 (N)

Conversation Starter: Beyond Print — Audiobooks, Braille, & Large Print | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 01:30pm – 02:15pm | Moscone Convention Center – 130 (N)

LGBTQ Services: Improving Library Service From the Bottom Up | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 02:30pm – 04:00pm | Moscone Convention Center – Exhibit Hall – Poster Session – Poster 22

APALA Program – Create Possibilities for Refugee, Immigrant and Low Income Students | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 03:00pm – 04:00pm | Moscone Convention Center – 236-238 (S)

Breaking Down Barriers: School Libraries and Deaf Education | Saturday, 06/27/2015 – 04:30pm – 05:30pm | Moscone Convention Center – 3000 (W)

Everyone’s REALLY Welcome: Inviting Neurodiverse Students into Your Library | Sunday, 06/28/2015 – 08:30am – 09:30am | Moscone Convention Center – 2005 (W)

Seeing Through Walls: Library-Based Video Conferencing to Connect Kids with Parents in Jail | Sunday, 06/28/2015 – 10:30am – 11:30am | Moscone Convention Center – 2016 (W)

They’re Our Customers, Too: Engaging the Homeless at Your Library | Sunday, 06/28/2015 – 03:00pm – 04:00pm | Moscone Convention Center – 2020 (W)

Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage & Inspire with ECRR 2.0 | Monday, 06/29/2015 – 01:00pm – 02:30pm | Moscone Convention Center – 2006 (W)

If you want a short description of each session listed above, visit the #ALAAC15 website. Use the ALA Scheduler to begin crafting your plan! Thank you to ALSC LSSPCC Committee Member Sylvia Aguinaga for putting together this great list!

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