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High Point, NC: Library to offer monthly 'sensory story time' for "neurodivergent"

Jan 11, 2023, Rhino Times, Greensboro, NC : High Point Library Expands Services For Autistic Patrons https://www.rhinotimes.com/news/high-point-library-expands-services-for-autistic-patrons/

Beginning this month, the High Point Public Library will offer a monthly “sensory story time” that will be filled with crafts, songs, stories and other activities “designed to support neurodivergent patrons better.”

The active library, which prides itself on the large number of services, programs and special events it provides to those in the High Point area, made the announcement in a Tuesday, Jan 10 press release.

In 2022, in an effort to better reach all members of the community, the High Point Library Children’s Division became a Certified Autism Center….

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1 in 44 children has been found to have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). …


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