He added: “There is some negative stuff that we sometimes get back, but it’s all about showing there are multiple paths to living life with autism and just challenge some stereotypes around it.”

The pair have launched an online fundraiser to help them with day-to-day costs along the way including hot meals and replacement shoes, as well as buy Eve some treats along the way as she treks across the UK from end to end.

You can support them on their fundraising page at justgiving.com/fundraising/johnogroatstolandsendourspectrumadventures