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!
It is all smiles in Sensory Room 2 at Sunderland AFC today! It’s Nathan’s third home game of the season and he’s loving the positive start to the season the team have made! Today along with Nathan, we welcome Sam and Paul. Let’s hope for another fantastic result to start the new month!
A huge well done to France for winning the World Cup 2018 in Russia. What a tournament it was! Now, we can all take stock for a while before the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup™ begins. However, the Khalifa International Stadium has been piloting something new… A sensory room has been piloted at the launch … More The Shippey Campaign and Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup™
Here at The Shippey Campaign, we often talk about UNDERSTANDING Autism when it comes to raising awareness. That is the hardest part and the part that is incredibly lacking when it comes to talking about Autism. Before our eldest child was born it was just a word to us. We had heard it before, but … More Do you UNDERSTAND Autism?
Having three sons with Autism, we knew from day one that life would have its challenges for us as a family. And it does. Society is gradually becoming more and more aware of Autism and what it means, but we still have a massive lack in understanding. When we talk about understanding, we talk about … More It’s Autistic Pride Day
As many of you know, we have been in communication with Wembley Stadium since 2015. We were thrilled when we quickly received a wonderfully positive response from their (now former) ‘Head of Wembley Guest Services’ Matt Lynch. Having maintained contact with personnel at Wembley since then…we are now thrilled to read this quote today (1st … More Wembley Makes A Commitment!
A lovely article came from the Islington Gazette, telling of the awesome experience that one young fan had on his recent visit to the sensory room at Arsenal! Robert Pires made someone’s day when he popped in to check out the room and to say hello to it’s occupants! Have a look at the article … More A Fan-Tastic Experience At Arsenal