ABOUT US

ACCEPTING BEHAVIOUR

Supporting neurodivergent children and young people using acceptance based strategies.

About Us

Supporting families and schools.

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“Your sessions give practical tips to parents and help them feel supported and connected and give me hope.”
Clare Williams (Parent)
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“Where do I start! Aaron is called the magic man in my house
he has helped my son so much and we think he’s brilliant
thank you just doesn’t seem enough.”
Andrea Cooke (Parent)
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“My 14 year old daughter loves his talks and said he is “the only professional she has met who actually gets it”..”
Lisa Nicholls (Parent)

Accepting Behaviour was set up in 2019 by specialist teachers Aaron & Jayne Yorke to provide an acceptance-based support service for schools and families supporting autistic children and those with ADHD, social communication and interaction differences. We work within the West Midlands and Worcestershire and can support nationwide through online consultations and statutory report writing.



  • Aaron Yorke 
    20 years of experience as a qualified specialist teacher & autism advisor for Local Authorities, with a BSc in Psychology, QTS, & PGC in Autism.
  • Qualified Teacher status working as an SEN Teacher, Autism specialism.
  • Post Grad Certificate In Asperger Syndrome from Sheffield University.
  • LA autism advisor for the Birmingham Local Authority. His role involved advising schools on supporting autistic children and young people. He was also an Autism Post 16 lead support advisor, worked with the Children Out of School provision, and was required to write outcomes for Education Health Care Plans. He is also trained in delivering The Autism Education Trust.

    Enhanced DBS Certified 
  • Published research
    Yorke, A. (2021) A case study of two autistic children supported by the Accept Approach: a new acceptance based strategy. Good Autism Practice, 22,2, 2021
  • Yorke, A (2023) Using an Acceptance-Based Curriculum to support autistic students, who have not engaged in the National Curriculum. Good Autism Practice, 24,2, 2023




  • Jayne Yorke
    has 20 years of experience as a qualified specialist teacher with a BSc in Psychology, QTS and a Master’s in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion.
  • Qualified Teacher Status – SEN Teacher 
  • Birmingham University -Masters degree in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion
    Fully trained in providing Acceptance-based support.

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  • Daisy Ball
    3 years experience as a qualified specialist teacher.
  • Qualified Teacher Status – SEN Teacher 
  • 10 years experience in schools
  • PGCE Primary and SEND
  • BaHons in Textile Design
    Fully trained in providing Acceptance-based support.
    Enhanced DBS Certified