Episode 33 – Dr Helen Ross: From Engineer, to Teacher, To Special Educational Needs Specialist

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In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, Matt is talking to Dr. Helen Ross who is a Special Educational Needs specialist and Dyslexia expert. She has founded Helen’s Place where she delivers support for businesses, schools and families through research projects, professional development, and one-on-one tutoring. Alongside this she is a trustee for the British Dyslexia Association and Wilshire Dyslexia Association. She has also published and been featured in peer-reviewed papers and guest publications.  

After staring her working life and an engineer but very quickly released that it was not the profession for her, she then transitioned into working in schools being a teacher and part of SENCO. Around all this she managed to find time to studying a PHD and publishing papers. 

Helen has overcome some of the prejudices about dyslexia, depression, and anxiety to achieve what she has, new help and assess other people for dyslexia, a truly inspiring story. 

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