Equality, Equity and all things Acceptance

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The second we finished watching the incredible Ted Talk: ‘Why everything you know about autism is wrong,’ we immediately set about getting in touch with Dr Jac den Houting. If ever there was a voice we wanted to hear more from, for our Autism Acceptance campaign, it was this one. So we’re thrilled to be…

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The Big Issues Part 2

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(With the Autistic Advocate, Kieran Rose, our own Family Development Manager Kerrie Highcock and guest David Jones, Community Liaison Manager from Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.) Carrying on their conversation around autism acceptance our panel discuss the truth behind confusing and outdated autism statistics. As part of Autism Awareness Acceptance week 2020 (March 30 – April…

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Snowdrop: the Spikeshuffler part 2

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Writer Peter Barron Media and illustrator Jonathan Raiseborough Illustration have transformed our Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler book into an animated audio book in aid of #AutismAcceptance Week 2020!

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The Big Issues Part 1

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(With the Autistic Advocate, Kieran Rose, our own Family Development Manager Kerrie Highcock and guest David Jones, Community Liaison Manager from Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.) The trio begin their #autismacceptance discussion charting how they’ve come to be working together, transitioning from passive awareness of autism to moving together towards autism acceptance. As part of Autism…

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Drawing from Experience

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They say a picture speaks a thousand words which is exactly why we commissioned the incredible illustrator, Jonathan Raiseborough, to help us explain why language matters when it comes to how we speak about autism and autistic people.Coinciding with the launch of this year’s Autism Acceptance Week which kicks off today, the series of three…

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Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler Part 1

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You may already be familiar with our book, Snowdrop: The Spikeshuffler, that tells the story of our very own mascot, Snowdrop the Hedgehog 🦔 Since it’s Autism Acceptance Week, writer Peter Barron Media and illustrator Jonathan Raiseborough Illustration have transformed the book into an animated audio book where each chapter will be released every day for the next 10 days!…

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