Green Board Game Co supports World Autism Awareness Week at AKO Autism Expo

The Green Board Game Company has shown its continued support of World Autism Awareness Week, having once again exhibited at the AKO Autism Awareness Expo at Brunel University.

A forum created specifically for those in search of more insightful information on the minefield of autism, the event took place on Saturday, March 23rd, leading into World Autism Awareness Week. It provides a platform for people to consult with experts in order to discover more about autism, its related conditions and seek educational advice.

Green Board Games displayed a host of inclusive cross-age/ability play product for parents, teachers, carers and children to try out and experience first-hand. Games included examples from its BrainBox range , including  My First BrainBoxes and BrainBox Story Cards, shown alongside Qwirkle, Q-Bitz, Corner’d, and in addition to its Young Games Inventor winner games Shaperise and Alphachase.

Also on show was the firm’s “Sensory Genius” fidget toys from the Green Board Games company distributed Fat Brain range; all well suited to children who have an autistic spectrum disorder of varying levels.

Melanie Whitfield, a headteacher from Brookways ASC school in Sutton, applauded Green Board Games for its range.

We always integrate Green Board Games’ products into our lesson planning and socialisation sessions,” she said. “I can always rely on Green Board Games’ products to deliver educational play and key learning messages but above all, deliver a great time where everyone can join in at varying levels.”

Supporting AKO again through 2019 Green Board Games will be sponsoring the National Autism’s Got Talent taking place on Saturday May 4th, in addition to the Autism Hero Awards on Saturday, November 16th.

Anna Kennedy, founder of the AKO autism charity, added: “Thanks once again to Green Board Games for supporting us, it is with the help of the likes of Green Board Games that we are able to continue forging ahead to raise further awareness for autism.

“It is our aim to create more opportunities for individuals on the autism spectrum and highlight the significant benefits that their different though processes can bring. Visitors at the Expo look forward to Green Board Games’ presence every year – it wouldn’t be the same without them.”

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