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(UK) Darlington: "Autism Acceptance Week"; charity provides autism toolkits for teachers

Mar 10, 2022, Darlington Northern Echo: Leading autism charity creates free toolkit for North-East schools

NE England

A LEADING autism charity has developed a free educational toolkit to help teachers across the region to champion the message of autism acceptance. The North East Autism Society (NEAS) created the easy-to-follow Teacher’s Toolkit ahead of Autism Acceptance Week, which runs from March 28th until April 3rd. The 23-page document is packed full of educational videos, information about autism and neurodiversity, lesson plans and activity ideas designed to teach children and young people about difference. “Every year we work with schools across the North-east to promote our message of autism acceptance,” says NEAS Family Development Manager Kerrie Highcock. “But this year we have taken things one step further by creating our Teacher’s Toolkit so that teachers feel fully equipped and supported to teach their pupils about autism and neurodiversity.”...


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