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 told you about Australia some time ago …and here it is! We are absolutely delighted to say the least! In December 2017, we were contacted by Jack Mulholland, Senior Project Officer – Changing Places at the Department of Health and Human Services, State Government in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Theres a huge interest in developing … More Australia’s Awesome Accessibility Addition!
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!
We at The Shippey Campaign are excited for the new 2018/19 football season to begin, and thought it would be an appropriate time to give an update about our progress. To date, twelve clubs/stadiums have installed our groundbreaking innovation of Sensory Viewing Rooms/Suites in sporting stadia through our campaign, which began in 2014 and which … More Season 2018/19 Is Almost Here!
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