In 2006 Jenny Tyler moved from the United Kingdom with her family to Nova Scotia to make Canada her new home. In 1994 Jenny graduated with her Diploma in Nursery Nursing (NNEB) and once qualified worked in a local hospital on Maternity, NICU and Pediatrics. After having her daughter in 2000 Jenny moved into daycares and became Director of a daycare in the UK overseeing over 45 full time staff along with part time staff in a 221 place daycare caring for children from 6weeks to 12 years old.
Once in Canada Jenny worked in Nova Scotia daycares, became a Co-Director and after a few years moved into Early Intervention after her son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Jenny served on the Board of NS Early Intervention for three years maintaining memberships and AGM events.
In July 2015 Jenny joined Autism Nova Scotia firstly as family support and then became Community Outreach and Events Coordinator, focusing on building community connections and raising funds around the Province. In 2016 Jenny was recognized with a community dedication commendation in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly by the Honourable David Wilson. Jenny has maintained a volunteer role within her community for many years, after joining Special Olympics Jenny worked with SONS to create and start the Active Start Program, she then went on to be part of the Board. In 2019 Jenny was awarded a Woman of Influence award from her local community.
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