I boarded at Ripon Grammar School (UK) in the 1970s, my father was a pilot in the air force which meant we were always moving around. I left school at 16 and enrolled at Secretarial College but after having my family I started to help out in schools later on getting a job with the Council and trained in the use of braille. I have worked for Wigan Education Sensory Team (SSET) for over 20 years. I work alongside teachers supporting and promoting effective communication, learning and attainment and enable access to the learning environment. I support the team in improving outcomes for young people with a sensory impairment.
My daily tasks include: