Sandy

Sandra Tyrer has a background in council based services and has worked with people with additional needs for over 31 years. She has delivered workshops and worked in a management capacity both in residential and day services as a service manager.
Sandra is registered with the General Social Care Council and is a qualified social worker. She is also qualified in business management, holds teaching certificates and is qualified in Health & Safety, Risk Assessment, Fire Management and First Aid. She has worked as a Practice Teacher for student social workers and is an assessor for NVQ qualifications.
Sandra enjoys dancing, singing and music. She has sung in operettas and has been a member of several bands. She attended stage school and enjoys getting involved in creative workshops.
She used this experience to develop theatre groups, a community catering service and a textile workshop - all attended by adults with additional needs.
Sandra's love of the arts inspired her to form Domino Partnerships and her drive and enthusiasm encompasses a strong, person centred approach to service delivery.
Sandra works to create the best possible service and experiences for people with additional needs, she is open to innovation and willing to work to assist people with additional needs to attain their dreams and aspirations.

Tony

Co-founder of the company Tony Lunney was a professional musician (drums) for many years. He has worked and travelled in the UK and abroad in various musical setups.
Between touring he worked as a volunteer with people with additional needs for 3 years before taking it up as a profession in 2001.
At the same time he also became a volunteer with Victim Support leading to an interest and qualification in counselling from Southport College and Tony is currently a volunteer with Sefton Councils Core Crisis Team.
Tony finds his listening skills transfer well to working with people with additional needs and finds he grows with them. In his spare time he enjoys music and Tarleton RUFC.
Tony has a Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and an NVQ Level 3 in Care. He is also a qualified Boccia referee and coach as well as being a First Aider.

Mike

Mike McArdle began as a trainee director at the Liverpool Playhouse and progressed to becoming an award winning writer, creative educator and performer.
Mike has worked extensively within Britain and internationally. Recently he was commissioned to write plays for the Rustic Theatre Company based in Michigan. He has also written pieces that were performed in Australia about beach safety and respecting the shark environment and the ocean.
Mike's heart stays with his first love - social improvement and community projects. He has written and performed several pieces that have attracted substantial lottery funding and awards. His ongoing work with us encompasses delivering workshops on behalf of the NHS to Sefton schools and drama workshops to the Acorn Centre in Ormskirk.
Mike has B.A. Honours in Creative Practice and is currently studying for his Masters in the same as well as a Diploma in Educational Theatre

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