Catherine has a learning disability/autism and she has worked in self-advocacy for thirteen years. Catherine has worked and creating training in following subjects, employment, self-advocacy, social and the medical model of disability, parenting, The Equality Act 2010, easy read. As part of previous work, Catherine has worked for an equal rights charity organisation promoting and listening to the voices of people with learning disabilities or autism. She has travelled the world giving presentations or training and worked on many projects about the same subject. Her biggest achievement to date was winning the Mencap Activist of the year award in 2018 where I did a speech in the Houses of Parliament around health for people with learning disabilities in front of the health minister Caroline Dinenage MP.