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Cal Ruddy shares a Christmas message

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One of our Charity supporters and AGT performer Cal Ruddy shares a Christmas message

​2020 has been a hard year for everyone and at times I’ve struggled to stay upbeat and happy throughout the pandemic. It’s been a very different year with lots of changes and challenges to overcome. Asperger’s doesn’t go away and sometimes there are lows.

Music has helped me to get through the hard times and releasing my debut album in November has given me a focus again.

Since last performing at AGT St Ives in June 2019 I’ve gone on to play two sold out headline shows in Liverpool, I’ve been played on BBC and international radio and I’ve just released my debut album on all online streaming services.

I have continued to spread the message that just because someone has a diagnosis of Asperger’s it doesn’t mean they can’t achieve success and follow their dreams. I’d like every young person and adult with Autism or Asperger’s to know that they can do whatever they put their mind to.

Big thank you once again to Anna Kennedy and the AKO team for all their support over the last couple of years. Merry Christmas and all the very best for 2021.

Please watch my Christmas message below:

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