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.
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.
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.
Michelle is responsible for the development, creation and delivery of training products and consultancy services at Ambitious about Autism. She has over 12 years’ experience working as a senior leader, trainer and researcher in residential and education settings which specialise in supporting children, young people, and adults with Autism.
Michelle’s autism research background, both managing and conducting research projects and her Masters degree in Autism Studies from the Tizard Centre, supports the integrity and development of training materials and resources utilised by Ambitious About Autism. She has a wealth of experience designing and implementing quality assurance processes and procedures, to measure the impact and outcomes of services delivered. She ensures the organisation's practice and policy is delivered to the highest possible standard, in the best interest of the individual/s and their families being supported, improving quality of life outcomes.
Find out more about Michelle by reading her one page profile.
Gil has worked for many years in HR and has got a special interest and experience in learning, training, and skills development.
He successfully designed and delivered the Face-to-Face Befriending training service at Scope UK, aimed at parents of disabled children in five East London boroughs who accessed the service for emotional support in coming to terms with their child's diagnosis. He also implemented Positive Action programmes at some London local authorities, bringing a diversity of approach in the recruitment and promotion of talents in some London local authorities as well as in the Fire Service.
Find out more about Gil by reading his one page profile.