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Anti-Bullying Campaign ‘Give Us a Break!’ Launched Ahead of Anti-Bullying Week

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Born Anxious is very proud to support Anna Kennedy launching her nationally recognised anti-bullying campaign #GUAB #GiveUsABreak.

Born Anxious supply label-free sensory clothing for children and adults with sensory needs such as autism, sensory processing disorders (SPD). All of their clothing, T-shirts and bags are 100% organic and all come printed with subtle reminders, to be kind to others because we are not all the same.

Kellie Barker, creator of Born Anxious, and Dr Anna Kennedy OBE,founder of UK autism charity Anna Kennedy Online and #GiveUsABreak campaign.

This campaign has been organised by the charity and run during Anti-Bullying Week for the last number of years by the charity Anna Kennedy Online, it has grown in success and support for its following.

Bullying affects thousands and thousands of adults and children every year. Children like Sophia.

Sophia Owens is 11 years old and from Rushden, Northamptonshire. She has been singing and dancing from a young age. She has performed at Her Majesty’s Theatre and Sadler’s Wells Theatre and has also competed in national finals at Winter Gardens Blackpool.

Sophia has two elder brothers, both diagnosed on the spectrum and attends a special school. She also performed a live stage dance at Autism’s Got Talent and won a scholarship through the charity at Pineapple Performing Arts.

The charity’s ‘Give Us A Break!’ campaign and founder Dr Anna Kennedy calls on all schools, colleges, workplaces and social events to join the #GUAB campaign and help to make a real change to the lives of all people affected, including people with autism and other neurological and physical disabilities, by helping people to have the courage to speak up and understand that it is not OK to bully in any form.

Anna Kennedy Online is dedicated to providing autism awareness, acceptance, training and understanding to both schools , colleges and within the community to help create a better environment so that all our children can thrive.

Anti-Bullying Week is on Monday 11th November–Friday 15th.

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