Hello my name is Sue and I am a member of the Advisory Council at Inclusion North.
A family carer of a daughter with epilepsy and a learning disability.
Working at Northallerton and the dales mencap for over 20 years.
Valuing people and I was the Chair of the Partnership Board.
Parent governor at a special education school.
My Skills and Knowledge
Speaking up about learning disability issues and championing their rights.
Knowing how families are affected by caring for someone.
Lots about education, special educational needs and partnership boards.
What is important to me
People are really listened to.
Making sure that everyone is included in their local community.
The safety of people with a learning disability.
Helping people to have a voice.
What people say about me
Passionate, caring and understanding.
Champion of lots of causes, especially the rights of people with a learning disability.
A vault of knowledge.
Tenacious – with rottweiler tendencies.
Meeting people and socialising.
Helping people to overcome their problems.
Seeing people achieve their ambitions.
Making people happy and seeing them smile.
Making sure people are included.