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Faraway Autism History Project Celebrated on #HeritageTreasures Day

National Lottery Heritage Fund North celebrated some of the highlights of past years on their X (Twitter) account and highlighted a Faraway Project they had funded.


This tweet and subsequent tweets, on Heritage Treasures Day, included many fantastic community projects, activities and events; one of which was our Neurodiversity Through the Ages Project.


This project, headed by Research Assistant Rosemarie Cawkwell, documented and presented the often-overlooked history of autism and neurodiversity. Rosemarie worked for months on this project and by the end of it put together an interactive timeline display and a free-to-own history book. This display took a tour around North East Lincolnshire were it stopped at libraries, community centres, public events and more!


For more information on this project, click here.


Rosemarie has since made a website where she documents updates from her historical research and more. Visit her website here.


We would like to send a massive thank you to National Lottery Heritage Fund for funding this project and showcasing it again to their followers.


Want to help fund more projects like this?

Click the button below to find out more about how you can support The Faraway CIC to deliver projects and services that empower neurodiverse people and make the greater community more accessible for everyone.



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