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 a former member of 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.
In March 2015 at the NAS professional awards I and Julia Mulkin MBE were awarded the “outstanding achievement by an individual on the autism spectrum” award ,thank you for all of your support.
Having worked with the National Theatre on their production of ” The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time” as a consultant , a documentary was made on the production and was screened on November 2015 here is the trailer
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