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Autism show – February 2024

All Things Autism in Essex returned for it’s second installment of 2024. Daytime presenter Aston Avery and regular contributor Anna Kennedy OBE spoke about the latest news from charity Annakennedyonline and highlighted Children’s Mental Health Week as well.

The first of Aston and Anna’s guest was Phil Barnett.

The second of Aston and Anna’s guest was Steph Curtis who spoke about her new book.

The third of Aston and Anna’s guest was Annie Sands who spoke about her new project.

Anna had this to say after the show:

“Another busy show in February with Aston ‘Talking All things Autism in Essex’ 

Our guests this month were Philip Barnett, Steph Curtis and Annie Sands.

Phil is the founder of KidzRUs a theatre school in St Ives. It has been 9 years since Philip and I took part in Comic Reliefs People’s Strictly. Phil and I remain good friends and Phil also volunteers for my charity as a Main Compere for Autism’s got Talent and Autism Hero Awards. 

We hope to go back to the Theatre in St Ives in 2025 after refurbishment has been completed.

Our second guest is Steph Curts a blogger and she has recently has written a book  ‘PDA in our family’ This book is available at all good book stores and Amazon. It took Steph almost 2 years to write this book and was excited to finally receive a copy in her hand.

Steph talked about supporting both her daughters throughout the years and how writing her blog is therapeutic. She us also a lover of all things Strictly .

Our final guest no stranger to Gateway Radio Annie Sands. Annie is now co founder of a Support Welfare Rights Group 

‘Dawn’ We spoke about how hard it can be for families to navigate the SEND system and welfare rights documentation.

We also aired one of our charity Ambassdors Kieron Lee’s new single ‘Paradise’ Amazing voice as always.

Looking forward to March my birthday month  ‘All things Autism in Essex ‘ 

Sending positive vibes and best wishes ✨️ 

Anna x”

All Things Autism in Essex will return soon.

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