Sarah has more than thirty years’ experience in residential social care, working with children and adults with autism, severe learning difficulties and complex needs. She joined Prior’s Court when it opened in 1999. She is an Advanced Consultant in TEACCH 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 America, China, and India. She is a member of the national social care advisory board for Ofsted. In 2018 Sarah was awarded the honour of MBE by her Majesty the Queen for services to children with special educational needs.