Sarah has more than twenty-nine years’ experience in residential social work working with children and adults with autism, severe learning difficulties and complex needs. She is an Advanced Consultant TEACCH Trainer and was instrumental in developing the specialist approach which underpins the autism best practice at Prior’s Court. Sarah has spoken at international conferences in both America and China. She is a member of the national social care advisory board of the UK government inspection agency, Ofsted. In 2018 Sarah was awarded the honour of MBE by her Majesty the Queen for services to children with special educational needs.