Brooklyn Public Library – a Model of Community Inclusion for Children on the Autism Spectrum

“On any given day, Brooklyn (on its own, apart from New York City) is the fifth largest city in the US” notes an article published on the NYACTS website. “It stands to reason that its public library would be a sizable establishment with extensive programming; and it is. In fact, within its many programs, Brooklyn’s is a public library that serves as a model of best practice for welcoming people with developmental disabilities, including autism. During Autism Awareness month, a glimpse at how Brooklyn Public Library serves people on the autism spectrum reminds us of what’s right and what’s possible – even for libraries a fraction of its size.”  The full article can be read here.


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