Educational & Chartered Psychologist, Speaker, Author & Expert Witness, Lindsay is widely recognised as an expert in the range of Specific Learning Difficulties / SEN & mainstream education. In 2002 she was appointed CBE for services to Education & Dyslexia. In 2011 she was awarded the Outstanding Lifetime Academic Achievement Award by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA). She won a 2017 Science Council Chartered Scientist CPD Commendation. She is a Patron of GroOops, a charity dedicated to creating an emotionally healthy dyslexia aware world. Lindsay has lectured extensively as keynote speaker internationally since the late 1980s & has advised governments, policy makers, lawyers, adults, schools, psychologists, therapists & parents. She delivers school INSETs.
Lindsay is an Associate Fellow & Chartered Scientist of the British Psychological Society & a Fellow of both the International Academy of Research in Learning Disabilities & the Royal Society of Arts. She is a member of the Association of Child Psychologists in Private Practice & of the Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH). She is registered to practice with the Health and Care Professions Council.
Lindsay held the posts of Education Director & Deputy CEO of the BDA until 2003. She has many years’ experience as a teacher, teacher trainer & SENCo. She has published a considerable body of material both theoretical & practical & published the first ground-breaking book linking ‘Glue Ear’ with Dyslexia.
Lindsay has a private practice assessing children, students & young adults facing challenges in learning and at work. She is authorised to assess for public examinations. Expert witness experience: Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, AD/HD, Asperger’s Syndrome / ASD, Speech & Language Difficulties, APD, Hearing Impairment, Global Delay, MLD and Emotional challenges.