2nd April is World Autism Awareness Day, granted by the UN in 2008 to increase awareness about autism. For Priorís Court, Autism Awareness Day provides the opportunity to raise awareness of autism as a spectrum disorder and therefore to highlight the impact which autism can have on the lives of the severely autistic and very vulnerable young people at Priorís Court and their families.
ďThe money I have let go has brought me infinitely more pleasure than the money I have hung on toĒ
This is the remarkable memoir of software pioneer, IT entrepreneur, devoted philanthropist and founding patron of Priorís Court Dame Stephanie Shirley.
The Priorís Court Foundation for severely autistic young people, which is based at Hermitage, was honoured on Tuesday 20th November by a reception in No 10 Downing Street. The Reception was given by Samantha Cameron to enable the Foundation to thank the donors to two recent appeals.
An hour and a half talk on the Children and Families Bill for parents/carers covering the changes within the Bill and the implications the new legislation will have.
Prior's Court are pleased to be exhibiting at the Autism Show, a national event for autism dedicated to parents, carers and professionals.