Katie has a particular interest and is passionate about the needs of autistic people. She holds a Higher National Certificate and a Higher National Diploma in Additional Support Needs and is currently completing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Learning Difficulties and Disabilities. She has previously completed research projects surrounding Autism and Inclusion and is currently engaging in a research project exploring the late diagnosis of Autism.
She currently holds positions in a self-directed support service and works as a casual worker in Fife Schools. She previously worked for ENABLE Scotland supporting children and adults with complex additional support needs and has 5 years experience of working in Departments of Additional Support in schools. Katie is experienced and confident in the practical requirements of working on the frontline with individuals receiving support and co-ordinating person centred support.