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Everton Football Club, the Tate and Liverpool John Lennon Airport shortlisted for new autism award

The new Champion of Champions award will to go the organisation which embodies the most positive, can-do and inclusive approach to the autism community. Campaigners are lobbying for Liverpool to be the UK’s leading autism-friendly city and since early 2016 have created 40 Champions across the region.

By | 2018-12-14T12:03:34+00:00 October 9th, 2018|Friendly|

The truth about Liverpool’s autism community

Waiting lists, a lack of support and damaged families – but hope for the future. As campaigners work hard to make Liverpool the UK’s leading autism-friendly city, a new survey by charity Autism Together has uncovered heightened emotions amongst the city’s autism community.

By | 2018-08-27T14:36:15+00:00 August 26th, 2018|Friendly|

New Champions making Merseyside autism friendly

Organisations from across the North-West were presented with their Autism Charter certificate this week, after working with Autism Together to become Autism Champions. The charter, written by people on the autism spectrum, asks organisations to train their staff in autism awareness and make their venues more autism friendly by making small changes, such as introducing [...]

By | 2018-12-14T11:12:40+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Friendly|

The Everton FC steward knew just how to help us

Sarah and Daniel's story Daniel's nearly 10 and is in mainstream school. He was diagnosed before his sixth birthday with ASD. He's a very active young boy: he likes all the sports. He hasn't got the concentration to sit and do the quieter activities. Daniel gets quite angry and emotional a [...]

By | 2018-12-14T11:16:09+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Friendly|

No more anxiety at the airport

April's story Since the age of eight, I have been become accustomed to common procedures at airports that are immensely daunting to anyone, like me, with Asperger’s syndrome.  The regular pat down, the endless queues for no apparent logical reason, the complete and utter flaunt of the 'one meter of personal [...]

By | 2018-12-14T11:17:18+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Friendly|