You may, or may not know that I (Kate) write as a Huffington Post blogger. One of my most popular and shared posts was the one below. It’s a heart on the sleeve moment, and I hope it sheds some light on living with Autism. Have you ever watched a horror film and been so … More Life On The Spectrum, A Parent’s Perspective
The title says it all folks! We had a lovely visit from Anna Foster from BBC Radio Newcastle this afternoon who chatted about how life is with three little rascals on the Autism Spectrum, and our campaign. We gave a little insight into our daily life and the challenges that we face. The programme is … More BBC Radio Newcastle 10:00 AM Tomorrow!
Well, what a week we have had! We managed to visit 4 premier league clubs, speaking to 9 people over the space of two days! We will write an update as to how that went once we have clearance from their PR people. The meetings were very positive and we hope that our concept will … More The Shippey Campaign On Tour!
We had some lovely visitors in The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room today! Anna brought her dad, Mark, and Jack brought his Dad, Chris. It was another successful matchday and there were smiles all round. We also had the pleasure in welcoming the Premier Leagues Rob Scanlon and his cameraman, John into The Nathan Shippey Sensory … More Visitors, Filming And A Great Result!
Well that’s our office based week over…Saturday brings Manchester United to the Stadium of Light, another camera crew to our room, a few new visitors and hopefully three points…well… I’m sure there’ll be an odd photo or two bobbing around for you to see! Then at the beginning of the week, we are taking our … More From The Office To The Stadium Doors!
Now, we don’t want to start getting big headed here by any means, but it’s a wonderful moment when a blogger contacts you, after having a lovely social media conversation (as we do these days!) to say they would like to write a blog post about us and our campaign! Of course we agreed, and … More A Lovely Blog Post About Us!
We would like to share the links with you from our interviews with the media last week! On Thursday 6th February, we started with BBC Breakfast where we had four sections! This film features an interview with Kate Shippey, one of the founders of The Shippey Campaign The final section at 8:40am is where you … More Links To Our Recent Media Interviews
For those of you with children, you may have seen our faces beaming out of your TV screens at you again! We were delighted to feature as a top story on Newsround! The wonderful film was excellent and really got the point of our campaign over, along with explaining some difficulties of Autism! Here’s the … More We Were A Top Story On Newsround!
Dear all! Thanks so much for all of your emails that you’ve sent through! We are gradually getting through them, it’s just taking a little longer than usual…as there are so many! But don’t worry, we aren’t ignoring you! If by next Friday you haven’t had a response from us, Give us a shout! It … More Emails In Abundance!- And It’s Wonderful!
We would like to say a massive THANKYOU for all of the support that you have given to us. You have been outstanding with your likes and shares, helping us to get word out there! In September 2014, we wrote an email to the DLO of Sunderland AFC, with our concept of providing sensory view … More A Little More Insight…