New Hampshire Autism Friendly Scouting Unit Locator
New Hampshire autism friendly scouting units listed have committed to doing their best to providing a welcoming and accepting atmosphere and will establish best practices to make their units more sensory-friendly. These units have made contact with us and have agreed to the five points listed under “How to Get my Unit, District, Council or Program Listed” section below.Indicates that the unit has a Unit Special Needs Coordinator, Autism Support Specialist or similar position.
Listing of Units
232 Badger Hill Dr.
Milford, NH 03055
Boy Scout Troop 407 has been continuously chartered since March 29, 1966. We strive to provide a quality program, filled with challenging activities and outdoor fun for all our members.Come check us out – we meet on Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 8:30 PM at the Masonic Temple at 30 Mont Vernon Road in Milford. The hall is open at 7 PM for individual counseling, advancement, and merit badge work.
This Troop will be receiving an Autism and Scouting Leadership Training Kit.Boy Scout Troop 8
South Meadow School
108 Hancock Rd
Peterborough, NH 03458
Boy Scout Troop 8 serves boys from age 11 – 18 in the Mt Monadnock District of the Boy Scouts of America. We are part of the Southwestern area of the Daniel Webster Council in New Hampshire. This Troop will be receiving an Autism and Scouting Leadership Training Kit.136th Joe English BPSA
Whipple Free Library
67 Mont Vernon Rd
New Boston, NH 03070
The 136th Joe English Scout Group offers scouting for the whole family to participate in and welcomes scouts of all abilities. Built upon the Baden Powell Service Association (BPSA) scouting program, we aim to promote good citizenship, discipline, self-reliance, loyalty, and useful skills, while developing character, improving resourcefulness, and learning responsibility and skills in public service.
This group serves both boys and girls from ages 5 to 18+. This unit will be getting an Autism and Scouting Leadership Kit.
How to Get my Unit, District, Council or Program Listed
- Name of the Unit
- Mailing address
- Contact Name(s), position, email address and/or phone number
- Any Social Media Links or Website links for your program
- Any special information you’d like to share (optional)
- To practice inclusion and accept scouts into your unit of all abilities.
- To provide a sensory break area or have a plan in place to provide breaks for scouts that may need one.
- To show acceptance and work with each scout’s family to make sure they are also part of each scout’s journey. This also helps the unit leadership understand any strengths, learning styles, challenges or triggers that each youth may have.
- To provide youth and adult training on disability awareness at least once every twelve months.
- To be willing to learn about autism, ASD and any other co-condition the scout is living with.
The Autism and Scouting Program is happy to provide you with leadership and volunteer training resources upon request. We highly recommend having each scout in your unit have a sensory questionnaire or profile on file.
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