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Meet the training team

Our dedicated team of trainers can help you or your organisation boost your autism understanding and confidence. Find out more about our training professionals by reading their profiles below. 

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Roisin O'Brien

Training and Consultancy Officer

Roisin has a masters in clinical psychology, focusing her research on better understanding the diagnostic criteria of autism and awareness of it across public and professional sectors.

She previously worked in a specialist autism-specific setting, supporting young people with autism and complex needs using varied psychological and behavioural approaches. She has also worked as a Visitor Support at a men’s prison, supporting prisoners with autism, mental health issues and learning disabilities. She worked with colleagues and visitors to the prison to help them understand these differences and signpost them to where they can find further support and guidance.

She is passionate about training people and raising awareness of autism. Her education and experience have provided her with an in-depth knowledge of autism in different contexts.

Clare Caccavone Programme Director at Ambitious about Autism

Clare Caccavone

Programme Director

After a varied career spanning 15 years within further education, Clare moved to Ambitious about Autism and has developed a range of programmes and services including Treehouse School sixth form careers development; Learner and Family Engagement; Youth Participation; Autism Exchange and now oversees the development and implementation of the national Employ Autism programme.  

Clare is an experienced leader, speaker and trainer as well as a passionate advocate for diversity, equality and inclusion everywhere. 

Find out more about Clare by reading her one page profile.

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Felicity Carter

Project Manager

Felicity is the Programme Manager for London and surrounding areas and manages the Careers advice team to deliver support to candidates of the programme. Felicity provides advice and expertise to employers to adapt their recruitment processes as well as supporting employers throughout internships.

Felicity has wide-ranging experience delivering training on topics including understanding autism, autism in employment and customer service.

Find out more about Felicity by reading her one page profile