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Author: Amy Skipp
Amy Skipp is Director of ASK Research, a social research organisation specialising in understanding factors that affect children, young people and families’ outcomes. She has previously been Research Director in the Children and Families team at NatCen social research, Head of Research for Gingerbread, the national organisation for single parent families, and Head of Research at the National Deaf Children’s Society. Amy has over 20 years experience of special educational needs, starting from her studies into specific language impairment and then into roles in the fields of Deafness, Early Support and Working in partnership with families.
Recent projects Amy has led have included mapping the EHC process and finding out what practice best supports families, exploring effective SEN support and assessing pathways to employment for young people with SEND.