Everything you need to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month

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23 Mar 22

Everything you need to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month

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Today marks the beginning of Autism Acceptance Month and we’re here to help all education professionals feel confident to lead conversations about autism.

We’ve gathered together everything you'll need to celebrate Autism Acceptance Month, including lesson plans, supporting materials, videos and social media resources.

Everything is designed to make it as easy as possible for you to improve staff understanding and peer awareness about autism in your education setting.

Join the movement!

Over 3,000 education professionals have already registered for our Autism Acceptance Month Pack: Let’s Learn About Autism 

If you’ve not got your resource pack yet, don't worry - it’s not too late.

The AET Autism Acceptance Month Bundle:

On this page you’ll also find:

  • A peek at our Peer to Peer Autism Awareness Checklist
  • Our virtual poster: 3 Ways to Support Autistic Peers
  • 4 videos created especially for Autism Acceptance Week:
    • Autistic young people share why Autism Acceptance Week is so important to them
    • Professionals share a special Autism Acceptance Week message 
    • Why neurodiversity is an amazing thing
    • One autistic learner describes how he was bullied at school for being autistic
  • Our Autism Acceptance Month Packs!

A peek at our Peer to Peer Autism Awareness Checklist

Peer to Peer Autism Awareness Checklist PDF - use our accessibility toolbar on this PDF version. 

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3 Ways to Support Autistic Peers

3 Ways to Support Autistic Peers PDF - use our accessibility toolbar on this PDF version. 

 

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Click '3 Ways to Support Your Autistic Peers PDF' for accessible PDF version

Autistic young people share why Autism Acceptance Week is so important to them

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Professionals share a special Autism Acceptance Week message 

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Why neurodiversity is an amazing thing

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One autistic learner describes how he was bullied at school for being autistic

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Get the Autism Acceptance Month Packs

Access your Let’s Learn About Autism Pack Before 3rd May!

Join over 3,000 education professionals and register for access to our Autism Acceptance Month Pack: Let's Learn About Autism. 

If you would like to support Autism Acceptance Week this year, you may like to share these materials on your own social media channels. All our materials have been created to support you to deliver good autism practice with confidence so that together, we can raise peer awareness and staff understanding of autism.

Snippets of the resources included in the Autism Acceptance Week Packs

Snippets of the Communication cards included in the Autism Acceptance Week packs