Everything Autism – an art auction with a difference

2018-08-13T11:08:41+00:00

I was kindly invited by Autism Together to sell five of my paintings at their charity art auction, at the Corke Gallery in Liverpool, and got the chance to be there to see how the evening went. As part of the evening, I also volunteered at the event by helping out with guests.

Teddy’s poem from Autism’s got talent

2018-05-17T15:01:10+00:00

Autism’s Got Talent 2018 showcased at the Mermaid Theatre in London last weekend, and the show was packed with exciting and diverse talent from those on the autistic spectrum. One performer, Teddy Matthews, had the audience engrossed as he read one of his poems, ‘Autism’, explaining what autism meant to him.

With biometric technology, the possibilities are endless

2018-03-21T16:41:10+00:00

I had begun working at Autism Together in 2013 and in the spring of 2014 my colleague Jane asked to attend a conference in Paris. On her return Jane told me about an academic from America who was demonstrating the use of biometric technology and was discussing a project that he had ongoing in a school in New York state.

Liverpool FC won at home – and we were there!

2018-02-14T09:01:45+00:00

Late last year a group of Autism Together staff and service users were specially invited to the opening of a brand new sensory viewing room at Liverpool FC for those on the autism spectrum. We had the chance to experience the new venture whilst watching the Liverpool v Southampton game where Liverpool won 3-0 – what an honour!