“Yo’s presentation was engaging, informative, thorough and wonderfully clear. Her knowledge of autism and the related legislation is impressive. Commission Members gathered new insights and were challenged to think differently. I would highly recommend Yo’s consulting services.” – Barry Sheerman MP, Chair of Westminster Commission on Autism (May 2016)
"Dr. Dunn has a fantastic presentation style that is captivating and comprehensive. Her presentation focused on current themes with a guide to practical solutions making the learning immediately applicable to practice."
Lisa Sturgess, Area development Officer, NAS Scotland
Kabie Brook, ARGH chairperson
Comments from training participants
“Yo Dunn provided excellent training”
“Course was excellent. Can we have this trainer all the time for training?”
“Really enjoyed this training, the trainer was knowledgeable and kept the 2 days interesting”
“Training was very informative. Exceeded my expectations.”
“Would request Yo Dunn as a trainer in more areas of SW training” “Thoroughly enjoyed the two days. Yo’s training style kept my interest and attention throughout.”
“The course was extremely well planned and will support me to improve my professionals development for good practice in the future.”
“Very knowledgable trainer. Took time to answer questions and I didn’t feel pressured – able to ask questions”
“Very well delivered, passionate and incredibly knowledgable. One of the best courses my council runs!”
“Yo gave a brilliant course that was very interesting and informative”
“ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS!!! I have undertaken much Autism training over the years. This one hands down the best! Utterly brilliant – practical skills for use in the real world of social work. BRILLLIANT. Thank you Yo!”
"The workshop was very good with a comfortable balance of lecture and practical tasks"
"Difficult topic, but made easy to understand"
"This training should be compulsory!"
"Positive clear advice on what to do and not to do. Handout with full information."
"Useful refresher - good outline of the law
"Very relevant: I’m going away with a practical 'toolkit'"
"Very frank, honest and down-to-earth perspective"
"Well geared session that related to the diverse needs of the group"
“Changed my thinking”
“Very knowledgeable and answered the many questions we asked her”
“Well presented. Clear, precise examples of practice. Yo extremely knowledgeable on law.”
"Yo was an outstanding facilitator. She made you feel at ease, and every question asked she gave an example and so made it easy to understand."
Comments from those commissioning training and external bodies
"Overall the feedback for the training that you have been providing has been extremely positive"
“brilliant session” and “I have asked ... to book you again in June”
“I wouldn’t expect any other than positive feedback for you training.”
“We have great feedback on our workshops so far”
“Yo’s session was excellent”
“The evaluations from Friday were overwhelmingly positive - thanks”
“Staff benefited from very effective external training and consultancy on autism.” (Education Scotland inspection report on St. Clement’s School June 2015)