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Autism Awarness Week

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An Grianán is running an Autism Awareness week in conjunction with Autism Awareness Month.

The following activities will be happening through out the week:

  • Nail painting/Art during break and lunch time, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th April.
  • Autism Blue Nose Day, 27th April ( Students will have the opportunity to buy a blue nose (2euro) throughout the day and they can wear them during the last class of the day ( All money raised will go to Irish Autism Action)
  • PowerPoint presentation to raise awareness of Autism. Please can you present this ppt in your SPHE classes. (see PowerPoint attached)
  • Coffee morning for parents of students in An Grianán

Below is  a link to a documentary that was televised on RTE a few weeks ago. It is a great documentary which gives a great insight into the lives of children and young adults living with Autism in Ireland

 

http://www.rte.ie/player/ie/show/autism-and-me-30004585/10699344/ 

 

If you have any questions regarding Autism Awareness Week or wish to get involved please drop out to An Grianán and speak to Ms.Kissane.