BA(Hons) First Class – University of Kent – English and American Literature with Creative Writing and a Year Abroad
MSc – King’s College London – Medical Humanities
PhD – University of Manchester – Poetry and Disability Studies
Level 5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia, Specific Learning Differences and Barriers to Literacy
Safeguarding training via NSPCC
The National Autistic Association certifications on: Understanding Autism, Autism and Communication, Autism, Stress and Anxiety, Autism and Sensory Experience, Autism: Supporting Families, Women and Girls on the Autism Spectrum.
DBS Check on the update service
Tutoring a variety of students since 2017
Students with Dyslexia
Students with Autism/ASD and ADHD
Students with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA)
Students with attachment difficulties/developmental trauma
Students with Chronic Illnesses such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME, Elhers Danlos Syndrome and other long-term conditions.
Students with brain injuries including ABIs and TBIs
Students who have personal budgets for education or EOTAS (Education other than at school)
Attendance at Multi-disciplinary meetings, EHCP reviews, mediation meetings and meetings with schools.
Preparation of reports for EHCPs, tribunals, mediation and other professionals.
Experience with students with behaviour issues, utilising a PACE/therapeutic approach to behaviour management.
Published poet and writer.