I have known for almost all my adult life that I had an aunt that no one wanted to talk about. So on a recent trip to Egypt I was on a mission to find out what happened to her.Read now
“I want teenagers with autism to know it’s O.K that some days are tough and I’m here to tell you it gets easier as you mature into adulthood and find your passion.” Wise words from Rebecca Sharrock who knows only too well how difficult the teenage years can be for someone with autism and who suffers with depression and anxiety.
Aaron Yorke, A Father on The Spectrum - Whose Son Is Also On The Spectrum - Shares Advice for Teachers And Parents
“So little is understood about social disability and how it impacts the sufferer and those around them, so the first step in helping them to adjust and develop is to accept them for who they are”. This is the advice that Aaron gives to all parents and teachers.
"There is so much negativity out there. We know the negative part because obviously we live it every day. We want to create opportunities, possibilities and a platform to showcase their creativity" says Anna.
We meet with Anna Kennedy, a mother of 2 boys with autism, Patrick and Angelo. Anna is a prominent advocate in the autistic community, promoting autism awareness and showing the positive side.