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Mike Harris FRSA MSET Cert Ed

Mike Harris is a Special Educational Needs & Social Communication Specialist, Kinesics Specialist, Makaton Language Programme Senior Tutor, and Child & Adult Professional Advocate

Mike began his career working in statutory day services for adults with learning disabilities for ten years as a Specialist Day Service Officer for the London Borough of Sutton; Then, fifteen years in children’s specialist services in the London Borough of Southwark as a Communication Specialist and consultant. Mike works for, advises and supports many agencies and organisations including Pontifical Dicasteries in his capacity as a disability consultant and practitioner 

Mike has been quoted on two continents and was the communication adviser working on the research project ‘Everybody Has a Story’ and other publications and resources created by the Kairos Forum in the UK directed by Cristina Gangemi.