The Shippey Campaign has been in many meetings with various representatives of clubs throughout UK football recently, one of which was Manchester City. On 15th February, we met at the Etihad, with three members of staff including Lisa Eaton, Supporter Liaison Officer. We were very hopeful that such a magnificent stadium would be happy to … More News for Manchester City Fans!
Today, we have been invited to the Lowry Theatre in Manchester to present The Shippey Campaign to Premier League Clubs. Cathy Long, Head of Supporter Services invited us to talk to clubs nationwide, including those whom we haven’t met with yet. Our presentation provided representatives from each club with the opportunity to ask more about … More A Meet Up With Premier League Clubs
Without Nathan, the whole concept of sensory rooms in sporting stadia would never have entered our minds! He and his brothers have shown us a whole new world and we are striving to help society adapt to support those with sensory needs. So, without any hesitation, we would like to say ‘HAPPY BIRTHDAY’ to our … More Happy Birthday To Our Inspiration
We’re a little late in the day to kick off our Autism Awareness Week, but it was for a good reason! We had the pleasure of welcoming two wonderful families into The Nathan Shippey Sensory Room at Sunderland AFC; Jenson brought his mam while his dad and sister also had tickets in the stadium, so … More Autism Awareness Week Begins
We had a wonderfully (freezing) morning today! Having registered to take part in the Walk For Autism, we ran in last minute! Having three boys with Autism, it takes some getting out of the house!) So, as we arrived it was a swift introduction to the Chief Executive, John Phillipson before I was whisked off … More The North East Autism Society’s Walk For Autism