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Lindsay Peer Educational Psychologist

Dr Lindsay Peer CBE, practitioner psychologist, international speaker, author and expert witness, and is widely recognised as an expert in the range of Specific Learning Difficulties, special educational needs and mainstream education. In 2002, she was appointed CBE for services to Education and Dyslexia. She is a Patron of GroOops, a charity dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy, dyslexia aware world. In 2011, she was presented with an Outstanding Lifetime Academic Achievement Award by the British Dyslexia Association. In 2017, she won a Science Council Chartered Scientist CPD Commendation. She is an Associate Fellow and Chartered Scientist of the British Psychological Society, and Fellow of both the International Academy of Research in Learning Disabilities and the Royal Society of Arts. She is a member of the Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice and of the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. She is registered to practice with the Health and Care Professions Council. 

She held the posts of Education Director and Deputy CEO of the BDA. She has had many years’ experience as a teacher, teacher trainer and SENCo. Lindsay has been a keynote speaker in the UK, USA, India, Sweden, Belgium, Finland, Israel, Iceland, Norway, Italy, Spain, Majorca, Greece, South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland, Cyprus, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands. She has further advised governments, policy makers, lawyers, adults, schools, psychologists, therapists and parents. She has published a considerable body of material both theoretical and practical, and published the first ground-breaking book linking Glue Ear with Dyslexia.

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