How an autism diagnosis changed my life

6/30/2022 10:00:00 AM
How an autism diagnosis changed my life

Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 - now he's helping others by providing a space for gaming.

Barrington Campbell was diagnosed as autistic at 30 years old. Growing up in London he struggled to make friends. Now five years after his diagnosis he's helping others with social anxiety. Watch more here:

Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 - now he's helping others by providing a space for gaming.

CloseWhat's it like living with an invisible disability in London? In the UK one in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000 autistic adults and children. (Source: National Autistic Society)Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 years old. He said he had struggles making friends while growing up and felt isolated.

Five years later he's created Kagai Games, designed to provide tabletop games and events for people with social anxiety.He said: "I wanted to provide a space that was inclusive for everyone with social anxiety."Video by Gem O'Reilly

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(Source: National Autistic Society) Barrington Campbell received an autism diagnosis at 30 years old. He said he had struggles making friends while growing up and felt isolated. Advertisement A statement posted by her family on Instagram said: “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Dame Deborah James; the most amazing wife, daughter, sister, mummy. Five years later he's created Kagai Games, designed to provide tabletop games and events for people with social anxiety. Speaking to councillors at the hearing, PC Andy Clifford from West Yorkshire Police’s licensing department, told how a number of Polish men had entered the club on the night of the incident and tried to buy a drink. He said: "I wanted to provide a space that was inclusive for everyone with social anxiety. “Deborah, who many of you will know as Bowelbabe, was an inspiration and we are incredibly proud of her and her work and commitment to charitable campaigning, fundraising and her endless efforts to raise awareness of cancer that touched so many lives." Video by Gem O'Reilly Show more .