Search

(UK) NI: "One in 21 school age children diagnosed with autism in Northern Ireland"

Sept 27, 2022, NI News Letter: Light up the night for autism with Glow Walk https://www.newsletter.co.uk/health/light-up-the-night-for-autism-with-glow-walk-3858390

Stormont Estate will be glowing on Saturday, November 12 as Autism NI hold their fifth consecutive Glow Walk event.

Stormont Estate will be glowing on Saturday, November 12 as Autism NI hold their fifth consecutive Glow Walk event.

The charity is encouraging local families to grab their glow-in-the-dark accessories, put on their walking shoes, and raise vital funds with every step.

Autism NI ceo, Kerry Boyd said: “We are really excited to be hosting our Glow Walk again this year and look forward to enjoying the wonderful atmosphere that our autism community and supporters bring to the event, as a fantastic parade of light will make its way through Stormont Estate. …

Events like this are vital in the work the charity carries out, with one in 21 school age children diagnosed with autism in Northern Ireland the charity’s services are needed more than ever.