David Gill is one of three learning disability and autism advisers and two learning disability and autism network managers working on the learning disability programme.
He has been with NHS England for four years. During this time David’s main areas of work have been in the Children and Young People’s team, Autism, STOMP-STAMP, Restrictive Practices and Ask Listen Do.
He is also a talented artist and has illustrated accessible pictures for NHS Easy Read documents and presentations.
For his job David uses his experience of going through services, schools and colleges for people with a learning disability, autism or both.
He previously volunteered at Speakup Self Advocacy where he is still a trustee and worked as a peer support worker for Rotherham learning disability services.