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Aston Avery awarded the UK Leaders List for Disability and Autism

3rd December 2019
Posted by Gateway 97.8

Our Aston Avery has been awarded the UK Leaders List for Disability and Autism, because of his work as an autism and disability ambassador, with AnnaKennedyOnline and TeamAveryEssex.

Aston said:

I want to show the world that autism doesn’t mean it’s a show stopper and I intend to show the world having autism does not impair achieving. With the help of my parents I have raised more than £80,000 in fundraising and I am proud to say my name is Aston Avery I am autistic and I am proud.

Sarah Clarke, Campaigns Manager at Dimensions said:

“We’re incredibly proud to be celebrating Aston Avery, whose work is not only challenging perceptions but also inspiring others and showing the world that everyone can make a difference. 

“Everyone can learn something from people with learning disabilities and autism. We hope people like Aston inspire change and demonstrate that we all play an important part – from individuals to decision makers – to make society more inclusive.

“We hope Aston inspires others and helps them realise that their ambition – however big or small, can make a real difference.”