Ciara Edwards

Type of therapist: Autism Support

Location: London

Qualifications

  • MSc Autism Spectrum Disorders, with Commendation (2019)
  • Qualified Teacher Status (2016)
  • Bachelor of Education (2015)

CV

  • I have worked with many children with autism in both school settings as a class teacher and within 1:1 therapy based settings.
  • I have taught children with ASD within both mainstream and special needs schools.
  • I have worked on a number of home based, individualised therapy programmes for young children with ASD who required 1:1 support.
  • I have ran Lego Therapy groups for primary aged children with autism.
  • I follow a child led approach, using a range of strategies that build on each child’s unique motivations and strengths in order to teach new skills.
  • I use enthusiastic, play-oriented methods with a large focus on socialisation and rapport building.
  • I work closely and respectfully with families.
  • I have experience of designing and using social stories for children with ASD and implementing sensory integration techniques.
  • I have knowledge of a range of pedagogical methods, including intensive behaviour interventions, incidental teaching, contingency management, precision teaching and dealing with challenging behaviours.

Interesting / fun facts

  • I am a qualified scuba diver.
  • I have met Ed Sheeran.
  • I have swam with sharks.

Locations covered (547)

Essex

Hertfordshire

Kent

Surrey

Addlestone Anglefield Corner Ashford Ashford Common Banstead Betchworth Bishopsgate Bletchingley Blindley Heath Box Hill Brockham Buckland Bunce Common Burgh Heath Burntcommon Burstow Burwood Park Byfleet Caterham Chaldon Charlton Charlwood Chelsham Chertsey Chipstead Church Town Claygate Crowhurst Lane End Cudworth Domewood Dorking Dormans Park Dormansland Downside East Clandon East Horsley East Molesey Effingham Egham Epsom Epsom Downs Esher Ewell Farleigh Felbridge Felcourt Gatton Godstone Great Burgh Hatchford Headley Hersham Hinchley Wood Holmwood Corner Hookwood Hooley Horley Irons Bottom Keeper's Corner Kingswood Laleham Langley Vale Leatherhead Leigh Limpsfield Lingfield Lingfield Common Little Bookham Littleton Littleton Common Long Ditton Longcross Lower Kingswood Lyne Margery Merstham Mickleham Mid Holmwood Mimbridge Mogador Netherne on-the-Hill New Haw Newchapel Nork Nutfield Ockham Ottershaw Outwood Oxted Pachesham Park Pains-Hill Parkgate Penton Hook Pyrford Pyrford Green Redhill Reigate Ripley Row Town Runnymede Salfords Send Send Marsh Sheerwater Shepperton Shepperton Green Skimmington Smallfield South Godstone South Holmwood South Merstham South Nutfield Staines-upon-Thames Stanwell Stanwell Moor Stoke D'Abernon Stoneleigh Strood Green Stroude Sunbury-on-Thames Tadworth Tandridge Tatsfield Thames Ditton The Chart Thorpe Thorpe Green Trumps Green Tyler's Green Upper Halliford Virginia Water Walton on the Hill Walton-on-Thames Warlingham West Bedfont West Byfleet West Horsley West Molesey Westcott Westhumble Weston Green Weybridge Whiteley Village Whitewood Whyteleafe Wisley Woking Woldingham Garden Village Woodham Woodmansterne Worcester Park Wotton

Buckinghamshire

Greater London

Berkshire

West Sussex

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