Robyn Turton
Founder, Head of the Committee and Community Outreach

After a 4 year long journey to her son Austin’s diagnosis, the mum of Five set up Doors Open in March 2018 after unsuccessfully searching for a support group to help cope with all the everyday challenges that come with raising a child on the spectrum.

Alongside Doors Open and busy family life Robyn is currently studying towards her Bachelors Degree in Creative Writing and Journalism whilst also creating a documentary series depicting life as a SEN parent.

Jo Gaskin Trustee

“Hey I am Jo I have two children my eldest is 10, soon to be 11 he has autism and my youngest she is 8. This group is amazing such a lovely bunch of people xxxx.”
Jo has been an active member of Doors Open since it’s start in March 2018 with a keen eye for detail and a knack for giving just the right advice she has become a dear friend and indispensable part of the day to day running of the group.