Jude Ragan has recently retired as Headteacher at Queensmill School. Jude trained and qualified as a teacher of children with special needs in 1972, and from that point has worked in the field of autism, either as a teacher, a manager or as an inspector with Ofsted. She has been headteacher of four special schools, all of which catered for students with autism. She featured in the BAFTA award winning documentary ‘Make me Normal’ whilst headteacher at an autism school in Bermondsey, South London. Her last school, the state-of-the-art Queensmill in Hammersmith and Fulham, catered for children and young people with autism from the ages of 2 – 19. It was judged as ‘outstanding’ in the last three Ofsted inspections.