I have a diagnosis of Asperger’s syndrome (a type of autism).
I am an Autism and Asperger’s trainer for professionals working in education, children services and adult social care.
I am on the Department of health’s autism programme board ,
I have also worked as a mentor to other people on the Autistic spectrum, and their families.
I have provided consultancy to organisations and events, including the national thestatre’s production of ” the curious incident of the dog in the night time”
It is important to me that people in schools and services have professionals and others around them who understand autism .
I am also an artist , musician and broadcaster.
I am based in London, and have spoken all over the world, including USA and Australia and Europe.
I am also a NAS (National Autistic Society) Ambassador, and have taken an active role in campaigning for services and the rights of people on the autistic spectrum.
I spoke at the launch of the Autism Bill (now the Autism Act) in the House of Commons.
I also take an active role locally I am on the Wandsworth Autism Action Plan Steering Group.
I have started making things for radio including the BBC and chelmsford community Radio.
I have a large media profile including a documentary about my life on BBC Radio 4 , Channel 4 News, and CNN. See my Press Page for more information.
To get to where I am today, I have been through lots of life experiences, both good and bad.
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