Sarah was appointed as Clinical Director for the National Autistic Society, UK, in April 2017 but has been an Associate Consultant with the National Autistic Society for over 25 years. She is responsible for the strategic development of the National Autistic Society clinical services. This includes diagnostic and assessment services across the life-span and therapeutic services for children and young people within the National Autistic Society independent and free schools. She oversees the clinical governance for these services and is the Clinical Lead for the diagnostic services provided through the Lorna Wing Centres for Autism which are internationally recognised centres of excellence.
Together with Dr Judith Gould, Lead Consultant with the Lorna Wing Centre and the training team she delivers the accredited training programme for the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders.