Christine Breakey has worked with autistic people for over 20 years in the fields of social work and education and most recently in further education where she developed the Autism Specialist Support service at The Sheffield College. She now runs an independent support service which provides staff training, independent advocacy and social / life skills teaching. Christine is married with two grown-up daughters and is a qualified social worker and lecturer. She has a BA honours degree in Communication Studies and a Masters degree in Autism. Christine welcomes visits to her website (www.spectrumfirst.co.uk) where she can be contacted.