In December 2016, 36 year-old Chester resident Sara Jane Harvey started producing educational, yet entertaining videos about what it's like to be autistic. She is a proud parent to her eleven year-old son, who is also autistic.
With lively interviews, video essays, weekly vlogs and live streams; Agony Autie aims to share and foster autistic pride and culture, raising not just awareness but true understanding of autism, whilst advocating for autistic people's rights and identity.
Sara holds a Media & Culture honors degree and was Sabbatical Women's & Diversity Officer at Lancaster University. A self-employed photographer for many years with noted creative projects like Admiring Autism. Her achievements include speaking at the Crown Prosecution Service, Civil Service, The Autism Shows & with leading recruiters to discuss autistic inclusion in the workplace
Current projects include working with
• Nuffield Health to bring Neurodivergent awareness to the gym
•Panel speaker for the disability Exposition in 2023
•appearing at the Peoples History Museum exhibition on Disability Activism