Fun day in Lindfield spreads autism awareness

Everyone had lots of fun at the event
Everyone had lots of fun at the event

A Lindfield branch of a national charity has celebrated World Autism Awareness Week with music making and mocktails.

Hollyrood, a residential support service for people on the autism spectrum run by The Disabilities Trust, held a fun day for service users and their families on April 6.

Everyone had lots of fun at the event

Everyone had lots of fun at the event

Guests enjoyed activities including face painting and an inflatable penalty shoot-out while staff served food with an array of mocktails. Senior management from the charity also attended.

Bill Chidgey, director of finance, said: “It was a wonderful event and really celebrated autism awareness.”

He added he was ‘very proud’ of the staff’s work to make the day a success.