What is dyslexia?

What is dyslexia?

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Updated Jul 26, 2019

Course Overview

Katrina Cochrane has been a Specialist Dyslexia Teacher for 17 years after working as a Secondary English Teacher. She was formally the Southern Regional Manager for Dyslexia Action and Head of Education and Policy at the British Dyslexia Association.

Katrina is the co-author of two books on dyslexia - Overcoming and Managing Dyslexia and the Dyslexia Friendly Good Practice Guide, and is an experienced trainer and assessor .

She is on the Specific Learning Difficulties Assessment Standards Committee ( SASC) and the Accreditation Board of the BDA and has recently set up her own company Positive Dyslexia which aims to raise awareness of the strengths of dyslexic people.

Katrina is also a parent of a dyslexic and dyspraxic son.

Presented by Katrina Cochrane