Sarah Hendrickx

Sarah HendrickxSarah is an independent specialist consultant, trainer and coach in Autism Spectrum Conditions. She is also autistic. She has delivered over 1000 autism training workshops to all types of professionals, from educators and care providers to counsellors and lawyers and speaks at conferences worldwide. She has a particular interest in girls and women on the autism spectrum, sex and relationships, employment, and the impact of anxiety on autistic people. Her YouTube recording on autism and anxiety has received over 38,000 views.

Sarah is autistic with a late diagnosis of Asperger syndrome in her forties. She has a lifetime of personal experience of anxiety, its mental and physical impact and how to live with it. Sarah works with children, young people, adults and families to support autistic people to live well within a world that doesn’t make any sense.

Sarah has an MA in Autism and is a member of The National Autistic Society Accreditation Standards Panel, The National Autistic Society Professional Conference Editorial Board and Specialist Post 16 Adviser to the Autism Education Trust (AET). She has lectured for the PGC in Asperger syndrome course for Sheffield Hallam University. She currently works with UK Government supporting autistic civil service employees and also with schools and colleges to support autistic children and young people.

Sarah has written six books on Asperger syndrome and related conditions on employment, sex and relationships, alcoholism, girls and women on the autism spectrum and also on the adult neuro-diversity spectrum. She was featured in a BBC Horizon documentary on autism and in a number of national magazines.

Sarah’s partner, son and various other members of her family also have Autism Spectrum diagnoses.