Are you working on a metadata project that could benefit from a specialized vocabulary? Do you find yourself feeling like existing vocabularies like the Library of Congress Subject Headings are a bit too one-size-fits-all?
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As librarians, one of our main goals is to connect people with the information that they need. While librarians play a very large part in this process, we must not forget the role our library spaces play in this process. Our libraries should be attractive, yes, but above all, they should be usable and accessible to all patrons.
Present across racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups across the lifespan, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is estimated to affect 1 in 59 children in the U.S. Librarians are therefore likely to encounter patrons who are "on the spectrum" and require at least some modifications in their library use due to communication, sensory integration, and other challenges.