Devon's Advisory Team for pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia) and their teaching staff, is based here at Queen Elizabeth's School. It is run by Deborah Lynch, with support from Ann Atherton.
They were joined by Rebecca Hughes and Ossian Pleasance from September 2021, both of whom are Devon teachers who also have the PGCE Dyslexia, AMBDA and APC qualifications. We are all experienced and expert specialist teachers, supported through Devon's Dyslexia Strategy Group.
The Service focuses on supporting schools to meet the needs of children struggling with severe literacy difficulties.
We can offer training tailored to the needs of your school, MAT, Federation, Academy or Learning Community in the following areas:
Training can be delivered during Twilight sessions or on INSET days.
Training is also available either at QE or via Zoom. Please see below for details.
All morning courses will now be held, via Zoom, on a Tuesday morning, from 9.30 -12 am
October 4th & 18th
This course will enable SENDCos and their assistants to identify students with Specific Learning Difficulties and will give them the tools to support such students. From January 2020, any SENDCos wishing to refer students to the Devon SpLD (Dyslexia) Service will need to have completed the course.
Tuesday November 1st & 15th 9.30 am – 3pm
This course will enable SENDCos to identify students with Specific Learning Difficulties and will give them the tools to support such students. From January 2020, any SENDCos wishing to refer students to the Devon SpLD (Dyslexia) Service will need to have completed the course.
Tuesday 13th & 27th September, 9.30am - 3pm (now full)
Tuesday 22nd November & 6th December, 9.30am – 3pm
For any further information, or to book a place on any of the above courses. please do not phone QE directly in order to make contact with the Devon SpLD (Dyslexia) Service since staff are often out and about visiting Devon's schools.
If you have a query for a member of our team, we would be more than happy to help but please make the initial contact via email.
1) Ann Atherton on firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Deborah Lynch on email@example.com
Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LU Tel: 01363 773401
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