Supporting Neurodiversity in the Academic Library: Research, Best Practices, and Personal Experiences

Attendees will hear from three perspectives of neurodiversity in the academic library. Researchers will introduce the need for awareness and support, an administrator will explain changes in purposefully designing the library experience for individuals with autism, and a librarian who is on the autism spectrum will describe his own journey.

Track

Administration and Management

Presenters

Dr. Nancy Everhart, Florida State University, School of Information

Dr. Nancy Everhart is a professor and the co-investigator in Project A+ - serving academic users on the autism spectrum.

Michael Meth, Florida State University, Strozier Library

Michael Meth is Associate Dean and Research Services librarian at Florida State University's Strozier Library.

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