Anna Kennedy Online announces Wear It for Autism winners

In June we shared with you that Anna Kennedy Online was seeking nominations for their yearly event, Wear it for Autism, taking place in October. This event celebrates mums, dads, grandparents, carers, and individuals who are on the autism spectrum. The press release can be read here: Anna Kennedy Online – dads, grandparents and individuals […]

Anna Kennedy OBE celebrates the positive power of Facebook

Anna Kennedy OBE – To celebrate Facebook’s 10th birthday, Anna Kennedy discusses how she has used the social network to create a virtual autism community. To date she has 16000 followers on Facebook across her 3 pages. This online community helps people affected by autism and includes families, carers and celebrities who provide guidance, support […]

Students with Autism Perform ‘The Trip’ at Edinburgh Fringe

West London Community College, UK  – Students from West London Community College recently went to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival to perform their play, The Trip. The college, housed in Uxbridge,  provides specialist provision for adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions including Asperger syndrome. The College is part of the Hillcrest family and Director is Anna Kennedy […]

Autism Community’s Response to the Daily Mail Article – “Recipe for a serial killer?”

Daily Mail – On May 21 the Daily Mail published an article entitled, “Recipe for a serial killer? Childhood abuse, autism and head injuries are more common in murderers, study claims” in which the article by Victoria Woollaston states: “Serial killers are portrayed as cold, calculating and often obsessive but it was unknown exactly what caused […]

Anna Kennedy Online present ‘Autism’s Got Talent’

Autism’s Got Talent, Mermaid Theatre ,London – On Saturday May 10, Anna Kennedy OBE and autism charity Anna Kennedy Online hosted Autism’s Got Talent. This star studded spectacular event showcased amazingly talented performances by adults and children with autism. The performers, which consisted of singers, gymnasts, actors, musicians and dance troupes, flew the flag for […]

Anna Kennedy and Austin Hughes visit New Hall Prison

Wednesday 19th March, New Hall Prison, Flockton – Anna Kennedy OBE and Austin Hughes, Senior Training and Advice Officer at Anna Kennedy Online visited New Hall Prison to meet with Equality Officer Jeanette Gagg. New Hall Prison is a small, women’s prison, which houses 415 womemn and is running at full capacity. Ages range from […]