Laura Gillespie

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Laura is our lead on volunteers. She was a Physiotherapist prior to children, specialising in Neurology. Laura has two children, a son and a daughter. Her son has a diagnosis of autism and attends a special school.

Laura helps to run the Forum’s outreach programme, visiting schools, nurseries and community groups. She is one of our parent carer representatives and supports and mentors our volunteers. Laura is the Chair of the Sheffield Lightning Athletics Club, an athletics club for children with Autism, Asperger’s, ADHD and associated disabilities at the English Institute of Sport, and is also Chair of Governors at Bents Green Special School.