A few words from the organiser originally post by #autismfestival17 organizer Hazel at:
Thank you to this wonderful Mom who shares my vision for the perfect Celebration of Autism. When I saw the flyer saying that…I had been to so many events with other parents…oh poor me, my life is so tough (not that mine isn’t but I love it…my daughter, AWE-tism and our life). I had very low expectations…*snicker* Celebration, right. But I was completely, utterly and totally blown away to discover that she delivered exactly what she promised. A celebration of Neurodiversity. Mom to Mom…thank you, Hazel.
Photo from NAS Swansea Purple Ball 2017
On the 23 April, we held an event called Festival of Autism which took me 7 months to organise, was held in Swansea University. People have asked me “Why did I not make a speech at the festival?”
Also, during the festival people said to me “Well done Hazel, the festival is a great success!” Sincerely, I did not know what to say hence I could only smiled back..
It has been five days since the festival and I have since been able to review the event in my mind, from the feedback on Facebook, messages, phone calls and people talking to me, the vibe is a very positive one. Thank you for all the support.
The Day of the Festival
After a long day at the festival, we went to Nines buffet for our dinner. The children were still excited and…
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