On Thursday 5th November our Founder Venessa Bobb was awarded by Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr. Nicole Nardelli who recognised the hard work and dedication for her voluntary work in raising awareness about autism within the Wandsworth Borough.
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On Saturday 28th March 2015 the Include Me TOO held their first ever National Community Inspiration Awards that took place at Hilton Birmingham Metropole, hosted by Actress Nina Wadia and Actor Winston Ellis. A2ndvoice won the Recognition Charity Community of the Year Award.
A2ndvoice would like to thank Include Me TOO for recognising the work we do, A2ndvoice Members, God Is Gracious Fellowship, Alan Sharp, Delroy Marshall, Joyce Ramsay, Jayrani Cheenatur, David Ellam, Champagne Jaye, Caroline Hearst, Orlando Bolt, Leslie Stanberry, Vinamey Parris, Dami Benbow, Sharon & Alex Gordon, Issop and Farah Koheeallee, Joshua Beckford, Daniel Knox, Isa Sulaiman, Sema Cemal, Rehanna Begum, Hannah Otto, Shell Spectrum, Sharon Mclean, Rhiannon Pottinger, Jesse McQuilkin, Angela Cox, Mark Brown - Special Help for Special Needs, Stefan Michaelis & Nicole Zimbler - Sensory Activation Solutions, The Curly Hair Project, Family Information Services Wandsworth, Tooting United Reformed Church, Research Autism, Autism Specialist Interest in Group - Education Psychologist (ASIG-EP), Be-Enriched, The Voice, Panache Occasions, Lifetimes (Wandsworth), Digi Tales Told Project, Richard Weekes Chess Academy, National Autistic Society, Ken Greaves, Laura Cockburn, Centre of Research in Education and Autism (CRAE), Caroline Henthrone, Naomi Jacobs, Paddock School, The Potters Hand, Stand Up Stand Out, Eagle House, GUBA Foundation, Bradstow School, National Association Black Supplementary Schools (NABSS) and Ransom Pentecostal African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church.
We appreciate your dedication, support and encouraging words in making A2ndvoice continue to moving in the right direction in raising awareness and understanding, recognising and identifying the challenges and differences amongst the local and wider community. Tackling the hard to reach areas such as the Black, Asian and Minority Groups (BAME) and the Faith Groups. Without diversity, we would not be able to achieve what we have. Autism affects all!
There are so many people I would like to thank individually, if we have missed our sincere apologise. Thank you for your continuous support.
Founder Venessa Bobb was invited to After Tea with Cllr Angela Graham, Mayor of Wandsworth on 19th May 2014 and was awarded a special wandsworth pin and a donation to the charity for her volunteering tirelessly by setting up A2ndvoice. It was a great way for A2ndvoice to celebrate as we were commenced on 18th May 2012.
Family Information Services Wandsworth Eleanor Thain and Lucia Daniels, invited their Parent Champions and Parent Ambassadors to have afternoon tea at The Mayor's Palour, Wandsworth.
Each Parent was handed a special Wandsworth Pin and a cerficated by Cllr Stuart Thom, Mayor of Wandsworth for the Parent Champions and Parent Ambassdors for helping to raise awareness for promoting and getting parents to join the Disabled Children's Register and WAND Card and for local businesses to advertise the services that DCR and WAND card can offer.
Family Information Services Wandsworth set up this so needed service in supporting families with children and young people from 0 - 19 with disabilities and special needs. Find out more