Autism Support Team

Updated: 30/05/22



Julie Stewart Autism Specialist Support Coordinator
Julie has over 20 years’ experience of working with children and young people with ASD or social communication difficulties across a range of settings. Julie has received extensive training including TEACCH, PECS, Social Stories and Lego based therapy. Julie  also supports colleagues within the Neurodevelopment pathway to deliver Cygnet and Earlybird training to parents of children with an ASD diagnosis.
Jeni Mein Autism Specialist Support Assistant 
Jeni has 19 years of working with autism within mainstream, specialist and a specialist resource base provision. She is trained in TEACCH, PEC’s, Social Story writing and Lego-based therapy. Jeni is also a licenced EarlyBird trainer and co-runs parent support programmes.
Tayla Esgate-Menear Autism Specialist Support Assistant 
Tayla has had experience working with a range of children aged 4-18 years with ASD traits and/or ASD diagnosis within specialist settings. Tayla also has experience providing short term respite care to children with disabilities within Norfolk. Tayla now specialises in supporting children with ASD or social communication difficulties in mainstream settings. Tayla also supports health organisations to deliver Cygnet training to parents of children who have received an ASD diagnosis.
Nicola FInk Autism Specialist Support Assistant 
Nicky has recently joined the EPSS ASD team but brings with her many years of experience in many different roles, working with children/young people with many different SEND, as well as having personal experience as a parent of children with SEND/ASD/ADHD.  Nicky enjoys supporting young people by bringing everyone together (the team around the child) to find ways that work best for them