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
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!
As the festive season approaches, we like to take stock as to how over the past year our charity has progressed and how our idea/concept for Sensory Viewing Rooms in sporting stadia is gathering momentum. After nearly 4 years of progression since we started, we are absolutely bowled over. We are creating a domino effect! … More More and more coming on board!
Well, what a week! We travelled to Scotland on Monday to start the sensory viewing room ball rolling at Celtic Park…and on Friday, we end the week with a sensory viewing room at Anfield! We visited Liverpool FC in February 2016 where we were met with very enthusiastic staff…and this year we returned to perform … More Liverpool FC Is Next!
We are delighted to be able to share the wonderful news with you that Celtic FC Foundation are making plans to develop a sensory viewing room at Celtic Park! We met with Donna-Marie Henry and Conor O’ Boyle from Celtic FC Foundation yesterday to have a look at the space and give ideas as to … More Calling All Celtic FC Fans! A Sensory Viewing Room Is On It’s Way!
We are delighted to have supported Crystal Palace who applied for the sensory room grant through our partnership with The Premier League, BT and Lords Taverners! The Eagles have provided two rooms; a room on ground level and a viewing room which is also used as a TV broadcasting suit. It has been an absolute … More Caring Crystal Palace Cranks Up Accessibility!