SEND Consultants

Senco Forum aims to connect schools with a wide range of UK Education and SEND Consultants who offer a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise.

Consultants are available on the Senco Forum to support you with any SEND/ SENCO questions you have.

Kim Griffin

Griffin Occupational Therapy

Kim is an occupational therapist with over 15 years’ experience working with children, their families and educators.

Kate Whittlesey

The Send Advisory Team

Kate is an Independent Education Consultant, at The SEND Advisory Team, specialising in SEND/ whole school Improvement.

Anita Devi

Team adl

Anita is a former SENCO, Senior Leader and School Improvement Advisor. 

Natalie Packer

Education Consultant

Natalie is an Independent Education Consultant, specialising in SEND and school improvement.

Steph Reed

AST Consultancy

Steph is an independent Autism Specialist Teacher and Consultant who supports schools and services with sustaining, high-quality autism practice and provision.

Katrina Cochrane

Positive Dyslexia

Katrina was previously Head of Education and Policy at the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) before setting up Positive Dyslexia in 2016.

Nina Cromwell

SEND Consultant

Nina has over 25 years’ experience within the education sector, with 12 years at senior leadership level in schools.

Gwyn McCormack


Gwyn McCormack founded Positive Eye in 2008 to provide practical courses and a product range of resources for practitioners working with children with VI. Positive Eye has developed to work nationally and internationally. 

Yin Collighan

Speech and Language Link

Yin is a speech and language therapist at Speech and Language Link, providers of award-winning packages for screening and intervention of students with SLCN.