Welcome!

I hope you will find this collection of information related to learning differences useful.

To level the playing field for our neurodiverse learners, my aim is to provide individuals, parents and teachers with tools to support learning at home, school or beyond. The articles have been written and the resources created for one reason – to raise awareness by sharing ideas, information and practice. Posts, infographics and resources are there to be downloaded and shared, so please do just that!

I am an educational consultant with a background in teaching, currently undertaking doctoral research in the field of education. Since completing a Masters in Special Educational Needs, I have regularly designed and delivered face to face and online lectures, seminars and webinars on executive function, communication, study skills, the development of spelling and reading skills, support strategies, identification of difficulties and working with parents, including for University of South Wales’ ALSA and BA Early Years, for local parent groups and nationally, online. I am a passionate advocate for SEND/ALN rights, a practising study skills tutor and specialist teacher and assessor for specific learning difficulties.

My own experience of attending school in an unfamiliar language fuelled a passion for supporting communication skills in learners, and since 2010 I have focused on assessment and learning support. Working with learners from nursery through to university, understanding each student’s strengths and needs is essential to provide timely, effective intervention and advice.

I am a qualified Specialist Teacher Assessor accredited by the British Dyslexia Association and registered with the Professional Association of Teachers of Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties. I offer diagnostic assessment for specific learning difficulties and tutoring for all ages, as well as advice and training for individuals, parents and schools.

I am a Licensed Tutor for I Can, the children’s communication charity, able to deliver training for the award winning Talk Boost programme in schools.

Tutoring services are local only, but assessment, training and lecturing are offered in London as well as South and Mid Wales, Avon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

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Thank you for visiting!

Sarah Gillie BA (Hons), PGCE, MA SEN, AMBDA, SpLD APC (PATOSS)