Royal reward for inspirational mother

Mrs Anna Kennedy from Uxbridge is made an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.
Mrs Anna Kennedy from Uxbridge is made an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Credit: PA

Anna Kennedy from Hillingdon was at Buckingham Palace to receive an OBE from the Queen for her campaigning work to help her two children, one has autism, the other has Asperger's Syndrome.

She had also helped other youngsters with those conditions.

As part of her work over the years she has opened her own school.

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Winslet backs campaigner

Actress Kate Winslet has pledged her support for a woman from Hillingdon who's campaigned for nearly two decades for better awareness of autism. Anna Kennedy is has received an OBE today for her work.