Head of Service at Cadmus Inclusive
Qualifications: BA(hons) QTS, MEd - Inclusion and Diversity in Education, PG Cert - Professional Studies: SENCo, PG CERT - Specific Learning Difficulties: dyslexia, AMBDAShow more...
Beccie has worked in all aspects of Special Educational Needs including mainstream, additionally resourced provision and specialist settings. She has extensive experience as a SENCo, Inclusion Manager, Lead Local Authority Advisory SEND Teacher and SEND Consultant. She is currently the proud Head of Service for Cadmus Inclusive – a not for profit SEN advisory and pupil well-being support service. Beccie remains very ‘hands on’ in the classroom and is passionate about being at the chalk face to support teachers and children in order to practice what she preaches. She is the author of ‘The Complete Dyslexia Toolkit’, ‘SEND: The Things and the Stuff’ and co-author of ‘Getting it Right for SEND’ and ‘How to Create the Perfect Partnership with Parents’. Beccie also writes the national Ebriefing: SEND Bitesize and frequently blogs and produces magazine articles about education. She has also developed a number of educational resources to support learners with educational needs. Beccie is especially passionate about celebrating learning differences. She strives to support schools to think differently to improve and adapt teaching to ensure that every pupil has the chance to shine. Beccie is a mum/step-mum to four fantastic boys and Harry the dog.
Executive what? Helping your child with task organisation, maintenance and completion skills.
The Sensory Toolbox: Identifying and Managing Sensory Needs to Enable Learning
Caroline Bateman, Achieve Now
Caroline is passionate about helping dyslexic students achieve. She has a proven track record of improving self-esteem, aspiration levels and results by utilising free technology and effective learning strategies.Show more...
Caroline has been helping dyslexic students achieve academically for over 15 years. A former IT consultant, she was taken aback by how few schools were taking advantage of freely available technology to transform learning for dyslexic students. By accessing this technology, she helped her own three dyslexic children go from failing to excelling at school. Wanting to help other students achieve their true potential she founded Achieve Now to pass on what she had seen work. She is now a Senior Lecturer - Dyslexia Specialist at Kingston University focused on preparing the next generation of teachers to support dyslexic learners.
STOP dyslexic underperforming in exams
Stop dyslexics underperforming in exams
Dr Helen Ross
Dr Helen Ross is a fully qualified special needs teacher and former SENCO, working as an independent educational research consultant, specialist assessor and SEND expert.
Qualifications: MEng (hons) PGCE (MFL) MA (Open) MRes PgCert PgCert PhD AMBDA AMBDA Dyscalculia APCShow more...
Dr Helen Ross works as an independent educational research consultant, specialist assessor and SEND expert. Helen is Co-Vice Chair of the British Dyslexia Association, Chair of the Wiltshire Dyslexia Association and is on the board of the US, not-for profit National Coalition of Independent Scholars. She has consulted for the British Dyslexia Association, The Committee for Science and Technology (part of the UK Government), and Wiltshire Local Authority. She also works internationally with various third sector and commercial organisations with evaluation, consultancy and resource development. Helen tweets as @drhelenross and regularly speaks on dyslexia and special educational needs.
Dyslexia diagnosis, reports and support- a parents’ guide
What do we do with a dyslexia assessment report in school?
Dr Susie Nyman
Over nearly 30 years of teaching Susie has created bespoke multi-sensory techniques to assist dyslexic students. Many of these are published in her Multi-sensory Toolkit by Oaka Books.Show more...
Susie is a teacher, author, exam board moderator and CPD trainer. She celebrates every day helping her students at The Sixth Form College, Farnborough. Her research has been shared with students, parents, and educators virtually or personally world-wide at The Australian Learning Difference Convention, Tes SEN Show, Scanning Pens, Dyslexia Show and The British Dyslexia Association. The highlight of her nearly 30-year teaching career was in 2021 when the Ofsted inspector said during her “deep dive” ‘Susie, you have passion. I could put you in front of any class and they would listen and believe you!’
Multi-sensory techniques you can try at home.
Education - Magnificent multi-sensory techniques that work.
Jo is an ex teacher, Senco and Founder of Another Way Round Dyslexia Support. Alongside assessing Jo Raises Awareness of Dyslexia on Social media.Show more...
Dyslexic herself and mum to 3 children with dyslexia, Jo Rees is an ex primary school teacher, Senco, LA consultant, Specialist Teacher and Assessor of Dyslexia and founder of Another Way Round - Dyslexia Support. Alongside assessing people for Dyslexia, empowering parents, providing INSET to educational settings, and delivering her weekly podcast, @ Dyslexic Life with Jo Rees, Jo uses social media to raise awareness and understanding of Dyslexia and its impacts within education and everyday life. Jo believes that all people with Dyslexia should be given the knowledge, skills and strategies they need to confidently succeed.
Survival to Thrival with Dyslexia: A parents Guide
Survival to Thrival with Dyslexia: A parents Guide
Judy is an educational consultant specialising in Maths and learners with dyscalculia and dyslexia. Judy delivers key notes, workshops and training in Dyscalculia and Maths Mastery across the world.
Qualifications: BSc PGCSpE FHEA AMBDAShow more...
Judy is an educational consultant specialising in Maths and learners with dyscalculia and dyslexia. Judy delivers key notes, workshops and training in Dyscalculia and Maths Mastery across the world, including New Zealand, Australia and Dubai. She has been involved in curriculum development for many years including • Co-founder and lead author for Everybody Counts • Senior Trainer for Maths-No Problem. • Series editor for Maths No Problem, UK and NZ editions • Senior Lecturer in Inclusion at Edgehill University • Trainer and author for the British Dyslexia Association • Co-founder of the Dyscalculia Association alongside Prof. Steve Chinn
Dyscalculia and Maths Mastery
Katrina has been a specialist assessor and trainer for nearly 25 years. She set up her company Positive Dyslexia Ltd in 2016.
Qualifications: MA, PGCE, PG(Dip) Dyslexia, CCET, AMBDA, AOC, FRSAShow more...
Katrina started as a secondary English teacher before qualifying as a specialist and working for Dyslexia Action. She moved to the BDA as Head of Education and then set up her company in 2016. She is joint Executive Vice Chair of the BDA Accreditation Board, an APC reviewer for the BDA and a Trustee of the Adult Dyslexia Centre. She assesses both children and and adults and offers accredited and non accredited training up to Level 4.
Becoming a confident assessor
Myles has been a special schools teacher and an adviser for ICT SEN and is now an assistive technologist working in the education and workplace sector
Qualifications: BA , MEdShow more...
Myles has 28 yrs experience in teaching special needs followed by 10 years as an Adivser for ICT SEN where he operated an assessment and loan bank service for a local education authority. For the last 10 years he has been with working as an Assistive Technologist in the education and workplace sector
Encouraging your child to achieve using assistive technology
The Power of Assistive Technology
Paloma Forde, the Founder of Award winning Screening4Dyslexia, is an inspiring advocate for early dyslexia detection and a passionate expert in SEN education.Show more...
Paloma Forde, the Founder of Award winning Screening4Dyslexia, is a relentless champion for early dyslexia detection and a fervent expert in the realm of Special Educational Needs. With a remarkable career spanning 26 years, she wields a Master's in SEN education, igniting a profound dedication to empowering students. Paloma is celebrated not only for her unwavering commitment but also for her exceptional contributions, acknowledged by luminaries such as BBC's Theo Pathitis and the late Jacqueline Gold (CBE). Her mission is not merely a vocation but a passionate journey, transforming lives through the power of education and innovation.
What is multi-sensory learning? Why it works?
Dyslexia - Let's Get the BEST support for your child.
An experienced educator, former SENCo and author on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Richard is Director of Davis Learning Foundation, trains others in the Davis approach and runs a practice in Malvern.
Qualifications: MA MPhil (Oxon), PGCE, Dip. RSA (SpLD), SpLD APC (Patoss), licensed Davis Dyslexia Programme SpecialistShow more...
Richard is author of the book, Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If? The Dyslexic Blueprint for the Future of Education.” A SpLD Assessor and former SENCo, Richard is Principal Trainer for Davis Learning Foundation (UK) and has delivered one-to-one Davis Programmes since 2002. Richard has presented on the Davis methods across five continents and has conducted webinars on multi-sensory learning for Operation Diversity, the University of Chester and the SEND Group. Richard’s second book, “Counting On Fingers — Why Some Bright And Creative People Struggle With Numbers And Mathematics, And How That Can Be Changed”, was published in October 2023.
Test Anxiety With Dyslexia. Causes and solutions.
Mental Health & Inclusion Consultant. Founder of Balanced People LtdShow more...
Sam is a renowned speaker, trainer and author specialising in Mental Health and Inclusion. She has worked in the education sector as a SENCo and the corporate sector in a variety or roles. She is a qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, Counsellor and Master Mindset Coach. Sam has also founded a company, Balanced People Ltd, providing mental wellbeing and support to individuals and companies. Lauded for her humour and ‘telling it like it is’ approach to mental health, Sam is in high demand to speak at conferences and events and provides in-house training for schools and companies, nationally and internationally.
Anxiety & Safety Behaviours - everything you need to know
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