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Blog Post: StoryCorps Interview: Children's Museum of Indianapolis
Heather Stephenson and Jeanne White

Feb 06, 2015

Ryan White was one of the first children to be diagnosed with AIDS in 1984, which he contracted from a medicine used to treat his hemophilia. At the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, a permanent exhibit—Ryan’s childhood room—educates visitors about Ryan’s life and AIDS. We hear from Ryan’s mom and close friend in this StoryCorps interview. Read More

 
Museums as Social Agents: Storytelling Aids Emotional Healing
Woman teaches teens how to create a book.

Feb 05, 2015

Sandy Spring Museum helped immigrant youth in their community tell their stories through words, photography, and art. Read More

 
Blog Post: Adult New Computer Users: A Glimpse into the Learner Path
A library tutor teaches an adult how to use the computer.

Feb 04, 2015

Portland State University's Literacy, Language and Technology Research group shares preliminary findings from their IMLS-funded research project, Tutor-Facilitated Digital Literacy in Hard-to-Serve Populations.​ Read More