Angela has worked in schools of all phases for over 15 years supporting children and young people on the Autism Spectrum; formerly as a Specialist Practitioner with the Northamptonshire County Council’s Autistic Spectrum Team.
She has a wide experience of working directly with children, adults and parents, delivering training and helping professionals to overcome barriers to achievement and inclusion. She was the co-editor of Social Scripts for the Home, a CD resource developed for parents of children with ASD co-produced with the charity Autism Concern. Angela has trained in many approaches relevant to autism including: 5 day TEACCH, Social Stories, Protective Behaviours, Social Thinking, SCERTS, PECS, Solution Focus, Comic Strip Conversations and Team Teach. She is also qualified to administer the ADOS assessment tool. Training settings have included parent groups, schools, adult care homes, transportation services, universities, national conferences and local authority services.
Angela is also the parent of a teenager on the autism spectrum and has other close family members on the Autism Spectrum. For the past 3 years she has worked as an Autism Consultant and Company Director of Target Autism Training and Consultancy Ltd.