Anna Kennedy Online have some exciting news to share with you, we are very proud to formally announce our new partnership with Training 2 Care to raise Autism Awareness across the UK!
Training 2 Care are the originators of the “Autism Reality Experience”. This state-of-the-art innovation is an enclosed immersive mobile unit kitted out with specialist equipment to provide a simulated environment using the latest technology. This engagement gives you real time experience and perceptions of what it is like to have autism and a real time sensory overload, which provides everyone a better understanding of Autism through this revolutionary invention.
Training 2 Care said: “We are proud to have chosen Anna Kennedy Online as our beneficiary charity for the Autism Reality Experience. After attending the AKO Autism Expo in 2017 it was clear that this is a charity dedicated to supporting families and a has a shared ambition to raise autism awareness and acceptance on as many platforms as possible. Anna’s dedication to promoting inclusion for people on the autism spectrum continues to grow with the work of Anna Kennedy Online which includes fundraising events, training for the public and celebrations of talent with the renowned Autism’s Got Talent. The team at Anna Kennedy Online are incredibly hard working, motivated and passionate and we believe that together we can make huge progress in promoting inclusion and autism acceptance. “
Anna Kennedy OBE said: “This is an exciting collaboration between Training to Care and our charity. As a leading Autism Ambassador, I believe it is so important that parents and Professionals have a taster experience of what it can be like to have sensory overload and how it impacts on the individual. As a charity we have already taken the experience to Brunel University and Heathrow Airport and the response has been a real eyeopener for all involved”
Dawn Avery AKO Charity Champion said “I first went on the Autism sensory bus as a Charity Champion at the AKO Autism Expo, I took my 26-year-old son Aston with me, who has Autism to really look at how he found this, and I found the entire experience very emotional as it gave me a real sense of understanding, for that I will be eternally grateful”