I am thrilled to be able to tell you that I have been honoured in the 'Queen's New Year Honours' list with an OBE for 'Services to the Equality and Rights of Disabled People'.
A seminar on 15th December 2014, organised by Disability Rights UK, and sponsored by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, explored how to develop economic policies that would support disabled people into employment.
Cardiff based mouth painting artist Rosie Moriarty-Simmonds, was available to talk informally to visitors about the exhibition; the MFPA generally; the techniques she uses to create her work: and for visitors to learn more about Rosie’s life which has been chronicled in her autobiography – Four Fingers and Thirteen Toes.
"This Seren Award is presented as recognition from Cardiff Council for being an exemplary role model and inspirational woman who has dedicated her life to voluntary work with disabled and disadvantaged people. A true ambassador for Cardiff."
Over one billion people, or approximately 15 per cent of the world’s population, are Disabled People who live with some form of impairment [medical condition]!