Study help advice for students with specific learning difficulties doing the H.S.C or University


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Service provided by Sandra Hargreaves,

Sandra Hargreaves is the Director of Mind Aligned. Mind Aligned is a service, which covers a range of different activities including advice on living with dyslexia and supporting dyslexic adults both in higher education and the workplace.

Sandra was formerly the Course Leader for both the MA SpLD, the PGC: Teaching Adult Dyslexic Learners in Higher and Further Eduction and the PGDip in Assessment for SpLD (Dyslexia) at London Metropolitan University, where she was a Teaching Fellow. In addition she was Module Leader for Supporting Adult Learners with SpLD, which was part of the MA SpLD run jointly by the Dyslexia Association in Singapore and London Metropolitan University.

Sandra has been involved in dyslexia support at Thames Valley University, the Inner London Probation Service and Uxbridge College. She previously worked for many years in Australia at Macquarie University in the Teacher Education Programme where she was the Course Leader of the Secondary English Team.

She has Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association in Further and Higher Education (AMBDA FE/HE).

Sandra has been involved with education throughout her career. After initial training as an English teacher at the University of Newcastle in Australia, she completed both an MA and MEd at the University of Sydney. She has undertaken all her training in dyslexia in the UK. She is also dyslexic.

Her interest in education has been extensive. She has travelled to the United States, where she had a Fulbright Scholarship and the UK where she enjoyed an educational award sponsored by the British Council. She has given papers at international conferences in the USA, UK, Europe, Singapore and Australia.