Autism Dance Day is now in its sixth year and as always Anna Kennedy OBE and her team will be using the day to raise awareness for autism around the UK, the event is celebrated on social media today and through the weekend of April.
Tomorrow Leann Karen Lok Zumba Instructor and Mala Thapar Charity Champion are coordinatiing Anna Kennedy’s 4th Charity Zumbathon that will be taking place Croydon Sports Club, Old Farleigh Rd, South Croydon CR2 8YB. This is a joint partnership for two charities, Anna Kennedy Online and Lepra UK.
Tickets are on sale: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/charityzumbathon/134126
You can also purchase raffle tickets online.
Registration starts at 1.30pm and the Zumbathon will start at approximately 2pm and finish at 4pm.
Industry experts have long agreed that dance helps children with an autism spectrum condition develop better, and it can also help them connect more with others.Anna encouraged families to get involved saying:
“Soooo strike a pose whether it be in your office, warehouse, school , college , lounge at home wherever the mood takes you and post your photos on Facebook, tag me on Twitter @Annakennedy1 #autismdanceday”