Dyslexia Solutions

All partners hold postgraduate diplomas and assessment practising certificates (APC) that qualify them to advise assess and support dyslexic/ dyspraxic adults. They have extensive experience in colleges and the workplace and are recognised national trainers.

Sue Allen

  • Following a career working as a dyslexia tutor and coordinator Sue continues to tutor students studying at university and is a freelance assessor.
  • She has considerable experience of working with both dyslexic/ dyspraxic teenagers and adults in a variety of further education colleges.
  • In addition to her strong links with dyslexia she has been involved in local and national initiatives and was a regional trainer for the literacy strand of the Skills for Life initiative.
  • She is a member of the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (Patoss).

Ros Lehany

  • Works part time as the dyslexia/ dyspraxia specialist in a performing arts HEI where she is responsible for screening, assessing and supporting students with a range of specific learning difficulties.
  • Has extensive experience of developing and delivering specialist dyslexia training in a wide range of business and educational settings and has also developed accredited trainings for dyslexia specialists.
  • Between 2008 and 2012 Ros was the chair of the Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE). This role involved working strategically at a national level.
  • Committee member (Co-founder) of Living Dyslexia which is a support group for adult dyslexics in Leeds.
  • Ros is a member of ADSHE and the Dyslexia Guild.

Alison Shorrock

  • Has extensive experience working with children with SpLD as a Special Educational Needs Coordinator in both secondary and primary schools as well as working with adults in FE and HE. She was Head of the Learning Difficulties Team for Education Bradford.
  • As a Professional Practice Tutor for PATOSS Alison provides professional advice and support to students undertaking a Masters level course in SpLD assessment at Bath Spa University.
  • She is interested in specific maths learning difficulties and is working on developing assessment and identification for dyscalculia. Alison has an Advanced Diploma in Overcoming Barriers to Learning in Maths from the University of Worcester and Learning Works and now teaches on this course.
  • Alison is a member of PATOSS, ADSHE and Dyslexia Guild.





Dyslexic Solutions | Sue Allen

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Dyslexic Solutions | Ros Lehany
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