Amy Eleftheriades has worked with children, young people and vulnerable adults in social care, health and education for over twenty years.
A qualified teacher, Amy founded and runs Alpha Inclusion and Communication, which works with neurodivergent young people and adults. Amy describes how her business, a social enterprise, develops individuals' essential skills.
Alpha supports professionals and parents; enabling them to improve communication and education for children and young people. It also acts in the workplace, helping people reach their potential by enabling teams, organisations and businesses to become more accessible for their clients and workforce.
Why and how did Amy get into this field? What made her set up Alpha Inclusion and Communication in 2012? And how can Lego support communication skills and language development?
Amy, author of three books including "Building Blocks for Communication - Activities for Promoting Language and Communication Skills in Children with Special Educational Needs," explains.