HDA Committee

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JANE GAUDIE

Vice Chair

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.

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JAN CUERDEN

Committee Member

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.

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SARAH EVANS

Committee Member

I am a mother of two beautiful girls, ages 16 and 13 years old. My youngest daughter is dyslexic  i am passionate about being able to access the resources and advice available to parents, carers and teachers. 

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ANGELA HIGGS

Committee Member/Newsletter Editor

Angela is a retired Specialist Teacher  and Assessor but remains on the Committee

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SUE MCKENNA

Chair

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 KERRIGAN

Committee Member

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

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HELEN BEESLEY

Committee Member

Helen is a Specialist Teacher Assessor, Principal of Test Valley Tutors with expertise in Maths Study Skills and Dyslexic EAL

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FRANK MCKENNA

Treasurer

Frank retired from his long career in Banking and returned to University to complete a Masters in Charity Management. He has returned to the role of Treasurer of the Association and has a particular interest in Charity Governance. 

JULIA BARBER

Committee Member

Julia is a Specialist Tutor in Lymington working with Primary and Secondary pupils working both a local school and from home. Supporting learners with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Study Skills and other learning difficulties

KAREN COUSINS

Committee Member

Karen is a Music and Dyslexia Specialist Teacher, NLP Coach and Author of ‘Dyslexia and Success:The Winning Formulas’. She is on a mission to give every child with dyslexia the opportunity to succeed. 

DREW GREENWELL

Committee Member/

Website Manager

Drew is a SpLD assessor and occasional tutor currently working mostly with higher education students. He has been working with neurodiverse students for 15 years and has a particular interest in how people can use technology to meet their challenges.