– Rhiannon Orlebar is a Family Support Worker at Contact, a national charity supporting families with disabled children.
With a combined experience of 7 years working in the SEND field, Rhiannon has been at Contact for just over a year. She gives advice and information to parents and carers on benefit entitlements as part of her job role and has completed 150 Disability Living Allowance applications to date.
Rhiannon has a background working with young people with SEND aged from 11 up to late adulthood. She was an Independent Travel Trainer, supporting individuals with SEND to learn independent travel skills in order to access their community. She has also worked in the Disabled Children’s Social Care team and run SEND summer play schemes for young people and respite for parents/carers.