This week is Autism Acceptance Week, the beginning of Autism Acceptance Month. To celebrate, our Foundation Learning department held an Autism Awareness Roadshow.
As part of this, our students created a ‘wall of fame’ through their corridor
, of famous people with , including Bill Gates, Chris Packham and Albert Einstein.
Students and staff also set up a Silent Café, where staff and students could order a drink in silence, providing an innovative environment for people on the autism spectrum to expand their skills and build self-esteem and confidence.
Students created an informative wall display of The Zones of Regulationa sfeelings and
Jo Mckenna, Foundation Learning Lecturer said:
“This Autism Acceptance Week we are promoting the acceptance of autism and aiming to improve the lives of all of our students and staff.”
At Kirklees College, we offer a range of services to support people with learning disabilities within the KC community.
I’m proud to work in an organisation that strives for inclusion for all of our students and staff!”
For more information about our Foundation Learning courses, visit: Foundation Learning – Kirklees College