Fiona Ferris

Early Years Training Programme Coordinator


Fiona joined the AsIAm team in September 2017 as the Early Years Training Programme Co-ordinator. Fiona completed her degree in Early Years Education in 2015 and wished to use the experiences of being autistic herself and being the parent of a young child also with an autism diagnosis, to bring knowledge to the early years sector in a positive way.

Originally from Co. Down, Fiona’s background is in early education management, having managed a number of early years services. Fiona designed and delivers the early years autism training programme Teach Me As I Am nationwide, to help educate early years professionals on a best practice approach for supporting children and families in the autism community.

As Fiona’s ‘special interest’ is autism, a lot of her spare time is spent involved in things that are autism-related. She also enjoys reading, shopping, travelling and all things World War II.

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