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Volunteer for Understanding Our Differences

posted Oct 7, 2019, 7:59 AM by Hillary Stasonis
UOD is a nationally recognized, educational program that teaches elementary school children to develop understanding and respect for fellow students and others with physical, sensory or developmental disabilities. UOD is an interactive disability awareness curriculum that North Andover Elementary Schools teach to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Each year, students participate in 2 to 3 sessions introducing various kinds of disabilities. The programs’ goals are to foster respect, acceptance and compassion for people of all abilities as well as increase tolerance and reduce bullying. It reinforces North Andover’s RAISE values.

Thomson's UOD Dates:

Date School Time Program 
10/22/19Thomson School8:45 am – 10:45 amDeafness Program (3rd grade)
10/24/19 Thomson School8:45 am- 10:45 amPhysical Disability (4th Grade)
10/25/19Thomson School8:45 am – 10:45 amAutism (5th Grade)
12/9/19Thomson School8:45 am- 10:45 amChronic Medical (3rd Grade)
12/11/19Thomson School8:45 am – 10:45 amIntellectual Disability (4th Grade)
12/12/19Thomson School8:45 am – 10:45 amLearning Disability(5th Grade)