Autism Together’s Autism Gold Awards were held at the Shankly Hotel in Liverpool city centre last Friday night, to mark our 50th birthday.
Merseyside singer Cal Ruddy has pledged to donate 10% of his debut album and merchandise profits to Wirral-based charity Autism Together to help raise funds for its Future 50 Appeal.
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.
Organisations from across the North-West were presented with their Autism Charter certificate this week, after working with Autism Together to become Autism Champions.
Charity Autism Together has launched a £2.5m appeal to fund a ‘game-changing’ high-tech project with the potential to transform the care of those with severe autism.
Christine McGuinness, wife of TV personality Paddy McGuinness, has lent her support to Autism Together’s Future 50 appeal.
The group are taking on the challenge to raise money for Autism Together, a Wirral-based charity which provides support to people with autism through a wide range of living options, day services and community support. They hope to raise £500 from the event, and are well on their way to making this target.
...this has been a learning curve. The most surprising thing is the help I've had from family and friends. People have really got behind me. They'll do anything they can to help people with autism."
Staff and supporters at Wirral's unique Port Sunlight River Park have two reasons to celebrate. The 70-acre wildlife haven and community park built on a former rubbish tip at Bromborough Docks has been shorlisted for a Charity Times award.
A national campaign for legislation to protect people with autism and learning disabilities from 'mate crime' is being spearheaded by north west charity Autism Together.