Stevenage charity highlights autism awareness

09:01 13 April 2013

Stacey Savage, Volunteer Teacher at Tracks with Byron Houghton and Stephanie Deller

Stacey Savage, Volunteer Teacher at Tracks with Byron Houghton and Stephanie Deller

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A CHARITY has been busy highlighting autism to mark an awareness week.

Tracks Autism, which is based in Chells, Stevenage, has been raising the profile of Autism Awareness Week.

The charity and early years centre held a bubble day and and also had an event at the Gordon Craig last night (Friday).

Tracks teacher Alleyne Cliff said: “The point of our bubble day was to highlight autism.

“The reason bubbles were chosen by the people who organised autism week is because it’s an activity children with an autism spectrum disorder respond to, engage and participate in.”

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