During Anti Bullying Week I am sure there will be a lot of focus on the act of bullying, the impact of bullying and how to deal with bullying. So I would like to remind you now about the power you hold, the power of your words, of your actions. Not just in standing against bullying or to deter you from potentially being a bully but also in how you can make someone feel valued, accepted and worthwhile
More recently, Anna and her colleague Austin Hughes met with the Department of Health to share results of her survey on autism diagnosis. Out of 2,000 respondents, more than half said they’d waited five or more years to get a diagnosis for themselves or a loved one.
If we achieve something, we let you know! If we come across something we don’t like such as an attitude within a service or professional setting then again we let you know. People want to see the BIG positive stories and also want to know when something needs our attention. Those stories and articles such as Anna winning an Award or Austin pointing out a failing that has been spotted catch peoples eye and as word is spread so awareness is raised.
Acts, which performed will travel from all over the UK, and overseas, proving how established, important and successful this event is becoming.
Not only is there always a buzz on the night, but the response via Social Media is always fantastic. Good luck messages from around the world, including celebrities, families and organisations always pour in, and celebrations were extended on Social Media for those who cannot make it to the event.