About the Author
Dr Anita Soni has worked with early years practitioners for a number of years in the West Midlands, particularly in Birmingham and Worcestershire. Anita began her career as a teacher in Reception classes, before qualifying as an Educational Psychologist with a particular interest in early years. Anita currently works for some primary schools and Children's Centres as an independent Educational Psychologist. In addition she regularly writes and delivers training to a range of practitioners on issues related to the Early Years Foundation Stage as part of Early Years Solutions Ltd. Anita has particular interests in the personal, social and emotional development of young children, early intervention and developing an understanding of the children and parent's perspectives. She is passionate about supporting early years practitioners to reflect on and further develop their practice in order to make a positive difference to the children and families they work with.