I am a Specialist Teacher/Assessor and have had a private practice for a number of years. Chair of South Hants PATOSS (for Teachers) for 8 years until about 5 years ago, I look forward to the post of Chair of HDA (for parents) as a new and exciting challenge.
Jane is a Specialist Teacher and was Principal of Chiltern Tutorial for many years. She has been persuaded to remain on the Committee as Vice Chair.
I am currently at university re-training to become a teacher. I was a police officer for 15 years and in that time I set up the Dyslexia Assessor Group within Hampshire Constabulary. I am a qualified Workplace Assessor.
Having worked as a teacher across the age ranges with the young and not quite so young with a variety of needs for over twenty years, I now assess for SPLDs.
Sue has worked as a Specialist Teacher in Higher Education for some years, did a marathon stint as Chair of HDA for 10 years and can’t keep away. She is now Treasurer.
Mavis has been a Special Needs Tutor and Author for a number of years. Currently she advises on Self-esteem and reading and spelling with dyslexic students
Helen is a Specialist Teacher Assessor, Principal of Test Valley Tutors with expertise in Maths Study Skills and Dyslexic EAL
Jacky Gurney B.Ed Dip.RSA SpLD is Editor of the HDA newsletter. (Ideas and articles welcome). Jacky enjoys tutoring children aged 3-11 in English and she runs the School Skills Club.