Chris Packham, TV presenter, naturalist, and ambassador for our charity, chats to us about some of the sensory challenges he experiences when shopping, and explains why he's supporting Autism Hour

Chris Packham says: “I rarely go into supermarkets. I find that environment really challenging, all of the bright lights, the confusion of the enormous complexity of goods in there, plus all the smells and the sounds. It’s a difficult environment. And that’s why I’m very keen to support Autism Hour, those shops which offer an hour where they make the whole atmosphere a lot more relaxing for autistic people.”

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