Leanne Boyd-Smith is a Speech and Language Therapist working in the NHS with children with communication disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorders. She graduated in 2000 and since this time, she has mostly worked in the North East of England. Leanne's clinical specialism is Autism Spectrum Disorders. She loves her work and has had the pleasure of working with many delightful and inspiring children, young people and families throughout her career.

When the Daisy Chain Trustee role was described to her, Leanne says it felt like the perfect opportunity to use her professional skills in an area that she is passionate about within her local community. She could see how much Daisy Chain had developed and really wanted to be part of and contribute to the future developments.

Any spare time Leanne has is spent with her family and friends. She loves to visit new places and likes a good shopping trip.