Weʼre raising £3,000 to teach Yoga to Autistic women and girls in Greenwich, London by starting a social enterprise
- Greenwich, London
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I was recently diagnosed at the age of 44 years old with ASD and ADHD. It puts into context all the struggles that I have experienced through my life which included a breakdown that left me housebound for 2 years. For the last year Yoga has become a huge part of my life and has enabled me to get back out into the World and feel like I belong somewhere.
Many women like myself experience tremendous isolation because of our differences and symtoms of Autism. There is very little in the real World providing support for high functioning Autistic women and girls.
I am passionate about making small changes in my local community and I would love to start a social enterprise that can provide, not only Yoga classes to women and girls but a safe meeting place and a sense of community and belonging.
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Joanna Holt Farndale6 months ago
Thanks Matt and Sue for your kind support and donations
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Jun 10, 2018
I wish you all the best in your exciting new venture!
Jun 9, 2018
Very well done, hope you reach your target x
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Joanna Holt Farndale
I am Joanna and I am Autistic. I am also passionate about yoga, mindfulness, Elvis Presley, Cats and various other things. Autism doesn't define me but it does make life difficult. I always try and be positive and look on the bright side of life.