Michelle (pictured above) was nominated for the Autism Leaders List in the category of Changing Communities. Michelle was previously supported at Livability Conwy service in Llandudno, and now works at the service one day a week. She is a true change maker when it comes to her disability advocacy work. A huge congratulations to her for the nomination.
The judges have picked the 60 winners from 600 entries, but we won’t know more about which nominees have won until International Day of Disabled Persons in December.
We have our 60 winners for the Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List awards! On 3 December 2018 – International Day of People with Disabilities – the winners will be published in the Guardian newspaper, on their website and on our website ? #LDALeadersList2018 pic.twitter.com/C9whIxIEjP
— Dimensions (@DimensionsUK) October 11, 2018
The top-60 list will be published in the Guardian newspaper and on theguardian.com website, with interviews with 10 handpicked individuals. All winners will be profiled on the Dimensions website, and shared across social media.
An aim of the Leaders’ List is to help the media find brilliant spokespeople for future stories, to help speed up social change.
Good luck to Michelle and we’ll update you when the winners and announced.
The Leaders’ List is a project created by not-for-profit support provider Dimensions, in association with Learning Disability England, VODG and the Guardian newspaper.
Read more about the Learning Disability and Autism Leaders’ List 2018.