A 10-year-old Berkshire Guide who has autism has launched a campaign to educate other children about neurodiversity.
Abbie Shakespeare, from Earley near Reading, is raising awareness of neurodiversity because she feels many don’t understand what it is or how it affects people, she was inspired to make a difference and get her voice heard in a bid to earn her ‘Campaigning’ badge at Guides. Neurodiversity is a term used to describe a range of neurological differences including autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, and Tourette’s.
Abbie, a member of 1st Shinfield Guides, said: “I wanted to earn my Campaigning badge at Guides because it’s really important to me to teach people about neurodiversity. It’s something that people don’t really talk about.
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