The Apps are All Right! Exploring the Role of Apps in Children's and Teen Services

Saturday, June 28, 2014 -
8:30am to 10:00am

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Speaker: Barbara Klipper, Consultant and Author, Serving the Spectrum, Stamford, CT
Speaker: Carisa Kluver, Founder,; Editor,
Speaker: Cen Campbell, Founder,
Speaker: Tess Prendergast, Doctoral Candidate, Early Literacy, University of British Columbia

Designed as a primer for children’s and teen librarians, this session offers a dynamic overview of the place of the app as a new format within our profession. Four panelists will provide relevant research and examples from practice with diverse populations of children and teens. Participants will also be invited to explore the continuously evolving rationale for strengthening the role of the children’s and teen librarian in app recommendation for the communities we serve.

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BarbaraKlipperiPadsAppsandkidswithautismPPT.pdf - Uploaded by Dr Tess Prendergast (Jul 2, 2014 - 508.38 KB
iPads handoutBarbaraApps&aAutism.pdf - Uploaded by Dr Tess Prendergast (Jul 2, 2014 - 118.73 KB
BarbaraKlipperiPadsAppsKidsAutismSpeakerNotes.pdf - Uploaded by Dr Tess Prendergast (Jul 2, 2014 - 205.75 KB
The Apps are All RightTessPrendergastNotes.pdf - Uploaded by Dr Tess Prendergast (Jul 2, 2014 - 351.11 KB
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Friday, June 20, 2014 - 7:55am PDT
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Hi everyone, 

Here are the notes from my research summary, with citations. Enjoy. 

Here are the notes from Barbara's presentation, delivered by Tess at the conference. Since we were running out of time, there were sections that were skimmed. It is worth reading through the entire thing! 

Barbara Klipper - session handout - iPads, apps & autism 

Here are the slides from the Barbara's segment about iPads, Apps and young people with autism.