A husband and wife team, the husband a qualified teacher with several years of experience in Dyslexia teaching, diagnosis of dyslexia, dyslexic assessments and dyslexic teaching of dyslexic children and young people. In particular between the ages of 7 to 14, or the later primary to early secondary years. In Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
The wife a successful business woman who has struggled for many years with dyslexia and is still to this day conquering goals. A child with severe dyslexia, who has gained an honors degree from a UK university through support and a lot of personal effort.
General Teaching Council Scotland registered. A member of the Educational Institute of Scotland a trade union. A practicing member of Dyslexia Scotland, and currently compiling a profile for professional recognition in the area of Dyslexia with the General Teaching Council (Scotland). This covers, dyslexia screening, dyslexia assessment, dyslexia teaching, dyslexia tutoring, SQA assessment practice for the SQA and the selection of dyslexia resources.
GTC Scotland registered teacher with current and update experience of working daily with children with dyslexia in both primary and secondary schools in Aberdeenshire Scotland. Regular Dyslexia assessment and dyslexia diagnosis or SPLD and liaison with psychologists and specialist support services to enable the continued learning of children with dyslexia dyslexic traits and other SPLD.
Direct one to one dyslexia tuition experience daily as well as supporting pupils use new technologies (ICT) in the classroom. An interest in the use of ICT and whether it is always of benefit to the child’s learning.
A focus on individual dyslexia education, viewing the whole child as important, as much effort is spent teaching 'language' as supporting the pupil to recognize strengths and develop capacities to survive and thrive and reach their potential in the classroom setting. As well as empowering them with the self confidence to succeed in the work environment outside of school. Helping several schools move towards Dyslexia Friendly schools status.
Situated between Turriff and Huntly in Aberdeenshire, Scotland we can offer a bespoke dyslexia assessment and Dyslexia screening process. Based on recognized and well used dyslexia diagnosis equipment. We are able to develop with parents, learners or others a solid and well balanced dyslexia education plan as well as advise on the expectations parents should have for their child's support arrangements in schools daily and in SQA exams in relation to their dyslexic profile.
Individual dyslexic tutoring is available either based upon our dyslexia assessments or as support for a person's learning. All learning is continually assessed to ensure that the teaching and learning is fitting the needs of the individual.
We also offer screening for dyspraxia via a computerized test although our specialism is not in this area.