She is a retired specialist teacher, chartered psychologist, assessor, author and researcher of special educational needs, that result in congenital developmental disorders such as dyslexia, ADHD, and disorders on the autism spectrum. She is an Associate Adjunct and visiting academic to the School of Education at the University of Tasmania.
She advocates for educating teachers to identify and understand how to teach children with dyslexia and specific learning and literacy difficulties.
Judith is on the boards of Square Pegs Dyslexia Support Group, Tasmania, and Dear Dyslexia Foundation, Australia. Her interest, study and passion for all things dyslexia spans some forty years, she has a dyslexic husband and grandson both of whose constant achievements in life never cease to amaze her.
(Image credit: Advocate Sep 2014/ Meg Windram)