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Autism in Books – Awareness, Understanding, Acceptance

April is Autism Awareness Month According to the Autism Speaks website, “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.” The U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

Scholastic Booktalk: How to Speak Dolphin

The fabulous librarian where I teach, once again asked for volunteers to create “Booktalks” for some new Scholastic books. The designated books will get a QR code attached to them in the school library. When the code is scanned by a student using a smartphone, ipad, etc., the book talk video will pop-up on their […]