Collectively Area Managers bring over 100 years’ experience (yes, 100 years!) working with and supporting people with Learning Disabilities including, but not limited to: ADHD; Asperger & Autism Spectrum Disorder; Cerebral Palsy; Down Syndrome and more.
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I have worked in the Learning Disabilities sector since early 2012. Before creating The Inclusion Project, I worked as a Learning Disabilities Teacher at a college in Hertfordshire.
I was proudly the Team Great Britain, Head Basketball Coach, for the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi in 2019 and still enjoy playing 'Blended' Basketball in my spare time.
I started working with young adults with Learning Disabilities in 2012, and joined The Inclusion Project in 2016.
This was a complete career change for me. Previously I had worked in the financial services industry as an Independent Financial Adviser, and also worked in the training department of a large insurance company.
When I took redundancy about 8 years ago I decided to change career direction completely.
My journey working with people with Learning Disabilities started when I was in primary school, I was a ‘befriender'.
Fast-forward some years...
I worked at the college in Herts for almost 13 years in total within the Supported Learning departments, starting as a Support Assistant, gaining my DTLLS and becoming a Tutor.
I met and taught with Simon Jackson-Turner. When he started The Inclusion Project, I wanted to join once the academic year was over as I did not want to let down my students at the time and help people after their educational lives. The Inclusion Project is the answer to that.
I have been working with young people with Learning Disabilities for almost a decade now. I started my career working for a small care company in St Albans, before moving on to working at a college, supporting students with varying levels of Learning Disabilities, eventually gaining a teaching qualification.
I relished the chance to run my own area of The Inclusion Project, and have never looked back.
I have supported young persons with Learning Disabilities in a variety of roles for more than 24 years, my initial interest being ignited when a family member was diagnosed with Autism.
I began my path as Teaching Support Assistant with a Moderate Learning Disabilities (MLD) secondary school working as classroom Support Assistant and then quickly moving up to the role of PE Department Support Assistant. Tag rugby being my forte at the time.
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