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Friday, June 1 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Sensory Story Times: Inclusive Programming for Children

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In this session we will look at do’s and don’ts, tips and tricks, advice and information on planning and presenting a story time that’s welcoming and inclusive for everyone, including input sensitive children and children on the Autism Spectrum. I’ll be sharing my experiences in researching, planning and presenting a Sensory Storytime geared towards children aged 3 – 5, their siblings and caregivers. The presentation will include the practices that worked for me, what surprised me and what didn’t work. Specifically, we’ll be discussing planning and promotion, creating support resources like visual schedules, setting up the room, recommended reads and audience appropriate literacy learning based activities.

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Lori Sweeting

Assistant Branch Head, Winnipeg Public Library
I’m a lifelong lover of literature and alliteration. I went my first public library when I was five, and I’ve never looked back since. Chief among my superpowers is the ability to create a never-ending reading list and to talk about books and literacy, anywhere, anytime, to anyone... Read More →

Friday June 1, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am CDT
Charleswood A

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