Autism’s Got Talent is back for 2014,
The show is organised by Anna Kennedy OBE, founder of Baston House School in Bromley, and is held to showcase the talent of people on the autistic spectrum.
Anna said: “It is all too often said that people with disabilities aren’t capable of very much, and they are unable to rise about the challenges that they are faced. Autism’s Got Talent is a platform for talented individuals with autism to wow the audience and show off their skills and talents.
“We not only have soloists, but people also perform in groups, which is something many people are quick to judge as impossible for those on the spectrum. Not only are these talented, amazing individuals proving their critics wrong, they are also having fun and achieving so much!”
The show will be held on May 10 at The Mermaid Theatre London.
“The show includes talent from people of all ages, including actors, singers, musicians and dancers. Many acts will include those who sat in the audience last year and have been inspired to perform themselves,” says Anna.
Anna will be treating the audience to a tap dancing routine with her fellow Tap for Fun Tappers. Celebrity hosts include singer David Grant, radio presenter and agony aunt Dr Pam Spurr and Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steve Hewlett.