When: Friday, Feb 02 | 9:50 am - 10:30 am

Location: tbd

Days: Friday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Public Libraries. Subjects: Community, Diversity, Literacy, and Programming.


Description:

Public libraries play an important role in serving adults with intellectual disabilities. Many literacy programs don’t focus on developing literacy skills needed for them to function independently. Learn about the Leap into Literacy program, a partnership with Community Living, focused on developing the life-skills literacy needs for this marginalized community.

Outcomes:
– Learn about the literacy needs of adults with intellectual disabilities
– Programming ideas for serving adults with intellectual disabilities
– Understanding the importance of community partnerships and relationships