The Cygnet Team

Photograph of the Cygnet Tutor, Corrina Wood

Corinna Wood

Course tutor 

Corrina’s experience has spanned decades working in family support. Corrina has four autistic children and she has gone on to gain a Masters in Autism giving her a blend of knowledge and most importantly, lived experience. She is also a Disability Consultant specialising in neurodivergence.

She has been delivering courses and workshops for professionals and parents / carers of children on the autistic spectrum for many years, and is viewed as an expert trainer in this area.

Corrina is passionate about giving people with neurodivergence a voice.

Ternaya Cummings 

Director of SG Playscheme 

Ternaya is the Director of the Playscheme and has worked with children, young people, and families for over 18 years.  This has included supporting children with additional needs through 1-2-1, group work and the playscheme.  

Ternaya has personal experience of autism due to her 27-year-old daughter being on the spectrum.  Ternaya upkeeps her training and knowledge around Autism and has recently undertaken a Level 3 course in Understanding Autism and a short ADHD awareness training over the past few months.  

Ternaya’s role in the Cygnet course is to support the trainers and oversee the contract.  

Photo of Barbara Ball, our play scheme manager

Barbara Ball

Playscheme Manager

Barbara has been co-ordinator of the Playscheme since January 2017. She has 2 children, one on the autistic spectrum which has sparked her focus on SEN. Her passion is inclusion and ensuring young people have the opportunities to reach their potential. Barbara will be the 2nd tutor for this course. 

Chrissy Sidney

Training Administrator

Working for the Playscheme since 2021, Chrissy makes things run smoothly on the Youth Work and Cygnet courses and looks after the website. Chrissy is the first point of contact for your queries.

Photo of Chrissy Sidney, South Gloucestershire Playscheme Training Administrator

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