About Us

Sarah Northrop BSc (hons) MSc BCBA 

Abacus Learning is led by Sarah Northrop. 

Sarah began supporting individuals with Autism in 2007, working as a Care Assistant while also completing a psychology degree. Upon graduating in 2009 she began working as a tutor on an ABA programme. Within just a few weeks Sarah was so impressed and felt so passionate about ABA that she decided she wanted to specialise. Enrolling on a MSc ABA course that same year she then worked with several children with ASD on their home/ school based ABA programmes.

Upon finishing her masters degree she began working as an  assistant behaviour analyst for a council, implementing positive behaviour support plans (rooted in ABA) in family homes & schools with children, teenagers and adults. Progressing then to take up a consultant behaviour analyst roles with 2 of the UK's largest private care providers. 

Sarah is now a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, having worked extensively with individuals with ASD from the age of 18 months to adults, consulting to and implementing ABA therapy in both the UK and in the Middle East

Services Offered

We are flexible with the services that we provide and can provide them at the frequency you require. We can provide services for: 

• Children 

• Adults

• Supervises pursuing BCBA/ BCaBA/ RBT certification 


Abacus learning currently provides consultation in the UK, Europe and Middle East. 

We are based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire and currently provide consultation in the following areas:

 • West Yorkshire • East Yorkshire • South Yorkshire • Lancashire • Cumbria • Manchester & Surrounding areas • Liverpool • London 

 We also provide distance consultation- both in person and through means of video conferencing to those clients in Europe & the Middle East  

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