An event to raise awareness of autism

Autism Sussex event to mark World Autism Awareness Day
Autism Sussex event to mark World Autism Awareness Day

AUTISM Sussex hosted an afternoon of performances and activities in celebration of World Autism Awareness Day.

The event took place on April 2 at Roebuck 3, in Roebuck Street, the charity’s resource and advice centre for people with high functioning autism and Asperger’s syndrome.

A group from the Asperger’s support group had made films about their day-to-day experiences of living with autism, which were shown, and they also put on a play.

There were also performances from bands, watched by friends and family.

Marketing manager Xanthe Newman said: “For me that bit of the day was really lovely, as the idea of World Autism Awareness Day is that it’s a celebration.”

Photograph by Tony Coombes Photography.