Penny Howarth – Specialist Support Practitioner
Penny joined Angels in 2006 and began working as a specialist support worker in 2009. Penny has qualified as an ASD/ADHD coach and has qualifications in Understanding Autism, Asperger’s and ADHD from the University of Derbyshire. Penny has also done the IPSEA foundation in SEN law, Safeguarding adults and children, is a licensed facilitator with Care for the Family, has completed the Open University course in Understanding the Autism Spectrum. She is also a trained Mental Health First Aider as well as having completed Sleep Training and Reducing Parental Conflict Training. Penny is also currently doing a course on understanding ADHD through King’s College, London. Penny has a son diagnosed with ASD, ADHD, Tourette’s, learning disability, severe anxiety and eating and sleeping difficulties. Penny also has three grandchildren of which one is currently going through the diagnosis process.