Unique concerts for parents and carers living with autism

Written by  The Editorial Team

  Concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism

Acclaimed Japanese concert pianist, Noriko Ogawa, is hosting a series of concerts specifically for parents and carers of children with autism.

The aim of Jamie’s Concerts, which are held in Japan and the UK, is to provide carers with a rare chance to relax and listen to live classical music in a supportive environment.

When Noriko first moved to England, she lodged with two musicians whose young son Jamie had autism and a range of other behavioural and communication difficulties. Noriko and Jamie’s mother Janice spent many long nights together, talking and drinking tea, waiting for a wakeful and distressed Jamie to sleep.

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