Being a campaigner is fun and hard work in equal measure. So far this week, I have co-presented at a Communication Matters conference in Leeds, been to a reception at the House of Lords and written this blog post on the train – and it’s only Tuesday!
As the youngest delegate at the conference, it was nerve-wracking presenting to about 40 professionals, parents and AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) users; but when one of the audience says it is the best presentation, it makes the journey worthwhile.
When I started to spell everything I wanted to say, I never imagined that I would give a speech at the House of Lords. But, thanks to the Diana Award, that is exactly what I have just done! It was good to meet Penny Mordaunt, Minister of State for Disabled People, and make new connections for my campaign; and once again by inspired…
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