Since being diagnosed in 2015, opera singer Sophia is also raising awareness and funding through guest appearances, concerts and media interviews worldwide in addition to her regular performances.
Sophia has performed for the opening ceremony of XI Autism-Europe International Congress in Scotland and has also been invited to perform her presentation titled 'Finding My Voice Through Singing' numerous times, including for ‘Inservice Autisme’ International Conference in Belgium.
One of Sophia's many guest appearances includes the Royal Albert Hall (main stage) where she also spoke on behalf of NAS about her life as an opera singer whilst living with autism.
Last year Sophia was invited to give a presentation for the Royal Academy and Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp as part of INSPIRE! 2020.
Sophia is also delighted to be featured in the book 'Autism Works' by Adam Feinstein, published by Routledge.
Sophia is currently featuring in the exhibition "You, Me And Autism Too" which is touring throughout the UK.
Sophia is proud to be appointed Ambassador for Autism Wessex along with Harry Redknapp and Geva Mentor.