Annabelle van Nieuwkoop-Read
Annabelle has been working in The Netherlands as a Play and Drama-therapist for 11 years. In addition to this Annabelle has worked for five years as a School Counsellor at The International School of The Hague. Here she has designed and developed an Autism unit for Autistic students who attend the school. In her private work as a Play and Drama-therapist Annabelle has a lot of contact with families needing Autism support.
Annabelle has over 18 years experience of working with children and adolescents with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Annabelle has implemented home therapy programs, therapy in schools and educational support in schools. Annabelle uses a range of creative, mindful and movement techniques. Her extensive knowledge of the needs of Autistic children and adolescents enables Annabelle to design programs that meet the needs of the individual. Annabelle does not have a one style fits all approach. She approaches every families situation as a unique journey with a humanistic approach.
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(MA Dramatherapy, Post Grad Certificate (working toward MEd) ; Special Education Autism)
Annabelle is currently studying at the University of Birmingham and will complete a MEd in Special Education Autism by July 201