David Downes paints live at Chelsea Football Club

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David Downes paints live at Chelsea Football Club to bring awareness to the Club’s fantastic Sensory Room.

David spent the day with a group of young students from Abingdon House School sharing his skills and experience as an artist with autism and was joined by ex-Chelsea player, Paul Canoville who is also doing great work through the Paul Canoville Foundation.

Chelsea FC TV filmed the day and released this short film on World Autism Awareness Day, 2 April 2024 to show the power of football and art to raise awareness for autism.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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