About us

Accepting Behaviour was set up in 2019 by specialist teachers Aaron & Jayne Yorke with the aim to provide a specialist 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.

Aaron Yorke has 20 years 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. 

  • 7 years experience as an autism advisor for the Birmingham Local Authority. Where his role involved advising schools, on how to support autistic children and Young People. He was also an Autism Post 16 lead support advisor, and worked with the Children Out of School provision, and was also required to write outcomes for Education Health Care Plans. He is also trained in delivering The Autism Education Trust.

 

  • 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

  • Enhanced DBS Certified 

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Jayne has 20 years experience as a qualified specialist teacher with a BSc in Psychology, QTS and a Masters of Special Educational Needs and Inclusion.

  • Qualified Teacher Status - SEN Teacher 

  • Birmingham University -Masters degree in Special Educational Needs and Inclusion.

  • Enhanced DBS Certified 

To find out more, please email us, we would love to hear from you!