Our Mission & Values
Our mission is to help children and young people with learning disabilities and/or autism learn the skills they need to live life to the full. The achieve these ends we use the most up to date, evidence based models.
The Centre for Behavioural Solutions is a not-for-profit social enterprise. Any financial surplus is recycled back into services, research and training.
The Centre for Behaviour Solutions was set up in 2012 by Dr Corinna Grindle and Dr Freddy Jackson Brown with the aim of providing high quality child development services and support for children and their families.
Corinna has over 25 years experience working with children and young people with autism and related learning disabilities in schools and colleges across the UK. Corinna is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Warwick. Corinna has taught numerous university courses for psychologists and educationalists regarding autism, behaviour change, curriculum design and effective instruction. She also provides a range of training events for teachers on using evidence-based approaches for improving educational, behavioural and communicative outcomes.
Corinna’s research has been published in several peer reviewed journals including the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities and Research in Developmental Disabilities. Her book Teaching Early Numeracy to Children with Developmental Disabilities, published November 2020.
Freddy is an HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) chartered clinical psychologist with 25 years experience working with children and families in the NHS. He has published a range of peer reviewed articles / book chapters on behaviour analysis, disability and sexuality. He is the co-author of the popular self-help book Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Dummies. His interests include child development, language and communication, challenging behaviour, staff systems, emotional literacy and supervision.