Carly is 40, Autistic and a proud single mother of three daughters two of whom are also Autistic.
A British Autism Advocate since 2008, Carly's advocacy work for the inclusion of Autistic women and girls has included speaking on News channels, Universities, Parliament. She became the first British Autistic woman to address the United Nations on Autistic females rights. Carly created the first free UK online safeguarding course for Autistic girls and has made award winning disability films shown in the UK, USA, Indonesia ,India ,Rome and Cannes Film festival.
Due to this, Carly was made an MBE in the 2017 New Years Honours list for services to those with Autism. Since 2017 Carly has endeavoured to continue her aims for UK wide pocket free Autistic safeguarding and elevation proudly holding a public appointment of a member of the UK Honours Committee.