Term of Office: 29/06/16 - 29/06/20
Abigail has worked as an Educational Psychologist in Manchester and Oldham for the past 14 years. Specialist areas include Autism, Looked After Children, and Fostering and Adoption. She is a Senior Practitioner for post 16 educational psychology. She works closely with CAMHS as part of the autism assessment and intervention team.
She is involved with training and research on the Educational Psychology doctoral training programme at Manchester University and lead author of the book Domestic Violence and Children. A Handbook for Schools and Early Years Settings (Routledge). She has served as a Parrswood governor for two terms and has also been a primary school governor. Prior to this she worked in secondary education. Her roles included Head of Year, Teacher of SEN, MFL and Co-ordinator of English as an Additional Language.