Autism Inclusive Badge

The Autism Inclusive Badge is an initiative of City of York Council, run by Living Autism and awarded nationwide in the United Kingdom, showing that a service pays attention to the needs of autistic children and adults.

The badge is endorsed by City of York Council, Living Autism, TEWV Mental Health Foundation Trust and York St John University.

Autism Inclusive Badge

To gain the Autism Inclusive Badge there are two possible routes –

 

Route One

  • One or more staff members attend the Living Autism Champions training
  • Over the subsequent 6 months the Champions cascade autism learning to their teams
  • The department/organisation/service evidences the following:
    • Being aware of people’s sensory differences
    • Providing a quiet area as a break-out space
    • Have staff who are autism aware on site in case needed
    • Provide clear and unambiguous direction and instructions
    • Have clear time schedules, tiemtables and maps appropriate to your organisation
  • Complete successfully the Autism Inclusive Badge self-assessment

Route Two

  • Receive direct training for your department/organisation/service from a Living Autism approved trainer
  • The department/organisation/service evidences the following:
    • Being aware of people’s sensory differences
    • Providing a quiet area as a break-out space
    • Have staff who are autism aware on site in case needed
    • Provide clear and unambiguous direction and instructions
    • Have clear time schedules, tiemtables and maps appropriate to your organisation
  • Complete sucessfully the Autism Inclusive Badge self-assessment

Autism Inclusive Award

Once either Route One or Route Two are completed the Autism Inclusive Badge will be awarded with –

  • An Autism Inclusive digital certificate
  • An Autism Inclusive pin
  • A digital logo for use on stationary or digital forms of communication

For information on the Autism Champions training please email training@livingautism.co.uk

A list of organisations and services that have achieved the Badge are provided below.

Autism Inclusive Badge

City Screen York Picture House
Home From Home Care
Huntington House – TEWV Mental Health Foundation Trust
Jorvik Group
Minet Nursery and Infant School
OWLS Bereavement Service
St Anne’s School and 6th Form College
Tesco Askham Bar York
Visit York Information Centre
York Theatre Royal
York Women’s Counselling Service
Yorkshire Museums Trust

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