AIW is committed to providing autism support in Milton Keynes, supporting those working with and supporting people with autism. People with autism and a comorbid diagnosis can have complex needs, therefore requiring specific expert advice and guidance.
AIW is proud to offer a specialist Autism, Inclusion and Wellbeing consultancy service that provides practical advice for the home and school as to how best make reasonable adjustments that will help a person with autism be the best version of themselves. AIW Consultancy is an accredited CPD Training Provider registered with the CPD Accreditation Group.
Our consultant, Cheryl Kennedy, is extremely well qualified to provide this service. She is currently studying a BA Honours in Special Educational Needs as a way to stay up to date on the latest research and practice. She has many years of experience in working with individuals on the autistic spectrum ranging in age from 2 - 16. Cheryl has provided autism support to individuals with autism, their parents, as well as staff across a variety of settings such as homes, specialist schools, mainstream schools and in the community. She has experience of using a variety of interventions to help get the best results based on the individuals needs such as ABA, TEACCH, TACPAC , PECS and SPELL.
Having three of her own four children diagnosed as being on the autistic spectrum, Cheryl also has the added experience of total understanding of living alongside autism and it’s related conditions such as ADHD, sensory processing disorder, dyslexia and dyscalculia and how this impacts on every part of daily family life.
Cheryl is a specialist in engaging young people in their learning and reducing challenging behaviour through positive reinforcement. She has a superb track record of making a profound difference to children on the autistic spectrum who attend mainstream schools as well as improving the confidence of staff and building better relationships between staff, pupils and their parents.