As 2019 draws to a close, we like to look back over the past 12 months and reflect. We are delighted that more and more clubs are opening sensory viewing rooms, and we are still involved with the developments. We are continuing to work hard through emails and phone calls, and we still voluntarily support … More Wishing You All A Very Happy And Healthy New Year!
We are delighted to share with you all that Swansea FC have opened their Sensory Room at the Liberty Stadium! It was trialled on Saturday 27th July 2019 by members of the DSA and was huge benefit to Claire, who has Autism. Having met with Members of staff at Swansea in November 2018, we were … More A Sensory Room at Swansea FC
To all of our supporters We are incredibly proud, humbled and thankful to share the news that we have been appointed as Members of the British Empire in the Queens Birthday Honours today! Looking at our boys, seeing what they need in life and knowing that there a thousands of other families exactly like ours, … More MBE’s In The Queens Birthday Honours!
It was a day to remember for The Shippey Campaign yesterday as Lee Anderson from Solve 360 Ltd and Stevie Burr from Airdrie and Celtic FC organised a rather spectacular charity international match which was played at the Stadium of Light yesterday. The match was to raise autism awareness and funds for two charities: … More England vs Scotland at Sunderland’s Stadium of Light
We were delighted when Chris Waters, Head of Supporter Engagement at Sunderland AFC contacted us at the end of last week. Steve Feekins from FIFA.com would be visiting the sensory viewing rooms at the Sunderland game against Gillingham on Tuesday night and he was going to write a piece for FIFA.com about our charity, our … More Sunderland’s sensory success (FIFA.com)
We have had a delightfully positive beginning to February here at The Shippey Campaign! Our email inbox has brought yet more interest and requests for support from us. It fills us with so much joy to know that more people know that we are here to help, and more so that more sports and stadia … More Another Sport Shows Interest!
Happy New Year to you all from The Shippey Campaign, we hope you’ve had a positive start to 2019! The excitement built for the game at Sunderland AFC, who welcomed Luton Town yesterday and Nathan looked forward to watching his first match of 2019! What a turn out for both of the Sensory Rooms at … More The First Home League Game Of 2019!
We are so excited to share the news with you all that The Shippey Campaign has officially made our way into another sport now! It was an absolutely wonderful day yesterday, not only for us, but for the world of rugby!….Wasps, to be precise! In January this year, we met with Justine Hewitt, Jordan Young … More More Than One Country…Now More Than One Sport!
The Shippey Campaign started off the drive to make watching ‘live, league football’ in the UK not only autism friendly, but also sensory friendly too. This involves a room with a view to the pitch, but which also has calming features. A permanent solution to an overlooked problem. Clubs and stadiums in the Premier League, … More The Journey Continues…
On Saturday it was the start of a new season and Nathan was in the new (second!) sensory room, Box 1 at Sunderland Stadium of Light. It was wonderful for Nathan to get back into the old routine, supporting the team he loves and enjoying the match day just like the other 31,000 people! … More A New Season Begins!