At Sunderland AFC, our first match of the season kicks off tomorrow evening, where we welcome Derby County, and again, we will be hosting more supporters in the Nathan Shippey Sensory Room! It’s always an exciting time to meet new families who benefit from the rooms that we are encouraging clubs to provide. I am … More A Great Season Ahead For Fans With Sensory Difficulties
Hi all, we wanted to give you an update! We’ve had lots of excitement at The Shippey Campaign base since we last posted! We can assure you all that there are going to be a huge amount of very happy families soon! We have managed, as those of you who follow us closely know, seven … More We now have 7 stadiums done and a further 5 on the way!
The Middlesbrough Mela is fast approaching, and if you are there on Saturday 15th July, and you pop into Middlesbrough Central Library, between 2-4 you’ll see a hive of activity! There will be the launch of Mikey’s Magic Mufflers! It’s a children’s book, aimed at the reading age of 5-6. If you’re interested in football, … More Mikey’s Magic Mufflers
“What on earth?” I hear you ask as you hesitate to open this post. Well, you didn’t misread it. This is the title of Kate’s first book. It is due to be released on 15th July 2017 and on the same day, she will be launching her new book! We would love to see you … More Mikey’s Magic Mufflers
Words escape us at the moment. We began our evening email catch up, when the most amazing email caught our eye. We clicked the tab and to our utmost surprise… This is what we found out: “Dear The Shippey Campaign, Congratulations!!! You have made the shortlist for The National Diversity Awards 2017!!! To be shortlisted from … More We’ve Been Shortlisted In The National Diversity Awards 2017!
We’ve been busy bees’ at the Shippey Campaign! This week saw us at another Premier League club, who have put in their application for funding! (No, sorry! Our lips are sealed until they give us the nod!) We then attended a PL/BT Disability Coordinators Meeting at Here East, where we spoke about our campaign and … More London Visit
Well, we are speechless! Last year, we were invited to the Beyond Sport event in London where we launched our partnership with BT, The Premier League and Lords Taverners. We presented our idea/concept to around 200 delegates from different countries and afterwards were approached by people from far and wide. A group of three gentlemen; … More We’ve Gone Global With Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup™ Sensory Room
Well, we are thrilled to say that we have been busy recently, which is why we’ve been quiet on the social media front…but it’s all good news. Firstly, during the Easter break, we have visited another two Premier League clubs who are looking into providing sensory viewing facities. We can’t say anything more at this … More A Shopping Centre Calls Us In To Help!
This evening, on World Autism Awareness Day, I reflect on the posts I’ve seen on my social media feeds. I wondered which heartfelt post to share…I did share one video, which I felt explained the saturation of daily life that so many people on the spectrum endure. But no heartfelt written post really did it … More World Autism Awareness Day 2017
Today we have to say a HUGE thank you for such an amazing day! You see, we were invited to the launch day of the Middlesbrough FC Sensory Room! Setting off this morning, little did we think that our three boys would be welcomed with Boro tops with their names printed on them, and swiftly … More Marvellous Middlesbrough Makes Memories