Amy Phipps is a social worker and mother of two young children, one of whom is autistic. She is a freelance trainer, delivering the National Autistic Society's training to social workers. Amy holds a Masters in Social Work and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Autism. She has worked in the autism field for over 20 years and in 2018, discovered that her son is autistic: "At that point I became not just a social care professional, but a parent trying to navigate my way through the education and social care system".
As well as training professionals, she writes a blog - Autism Families - about her experience of being a parent and has run courses and provided support for parents.
Author: Amy Phipps