Anna Granger, ASD Specialist Advisor

ISTD, BA Hons (Drama), MA (SEN & Inclusion)

Anna has been involved in both teaching and supporting young people for over 11 years. Her work has included teaching dance and drama in various capacities, providing 1:1 support for individuals on the autism spectrum and delivering autism related training to school staff. As a former learning support assistant, Anna recognises and values the importance of this 1:1 support and its positive impact on a child's experience at school. Anna is passionate about identifying and supporting the needs of individuals on the autism spectrum and values highly the sharing of good practice amongst staff.  Anna has a First Class Honours degree in Drama, is a qualified teacher of Classical Greek Dance and holds an MA in Education (SEN & Inclusion). Anna’s MA studies have enabled her to research several autism-related curricular developed in America and led her to develop a more specific interest in autism and self-regulation. Anna is a ‘Connected Kids™’ Tutor in Mindfulness and Meditation, and can deliver bespoke 1:1 support and small group sessions in schools which encourage young people to engage in mindful activities to help them to feel more relaxed and centred.  Alongside her role with Spectra, Anna teaches Classical Greek Dance and enjoys practicing Yoga. 


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