Dyslexia Herts was established in 2011 by Jane Opie to offer a range of dyslexia services. We are based in Hertfordshire, but also work in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, London, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire and more widely across the UK.
Jane works with a team of trusted experts with many years experience:
About Jane Opie
I have over 30 years’ experience within education, as a qualified
teacher of English, working predominantly in the further education
sector, teaching English to young people from 14 upwards and
adults and as a manager. I am also qualified as a basic literacy
tutor and have experience working with adults to develop their
basic literacy skills or equip them for returning to work. I have
taught within a range of settings, including designing and delivering bespoke literacy programmes in the workplace. I have also taught and provided support to young people and adults who speak English as a second language.
I have more than 20 years’ experience working with young people and adults with disabilities and specific learning difficulties, providing assessments and tuition to all age ranges. I have the Post Graduate Diploma in Dyslexia and Assessor Practicing Certificate (APC) from the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (PATOSS)
I enjoy training and have designed and delivered training programmes for schools, colleges, universities and employers and have been involved in a range of interim management and consultancy projects across the UK.
I have close links with trusted experts in dyslexia and specific learning difficulties who provide a range of services including assessment, support and tuition for people with specific learning difficulties including dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Working with young people and adults with dyslexia within school, further or higher education
Carrying out assessments for dyslexia and associated specific learning difficulties
Working with adults with dyslexia or dyspraxia who are in employment
Providing training and advice to managers and HR professionals on dyslexia in the workplace
Working in both further & higher education with expertise in learning support and provision for students with learning difficulties and disabilities
Providing consultancy services and interim management for the post 16 sector