Contributors

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Catherine Routley Cert Ed, Dip SEN, ToD, MA, MSc is Director of Auditory Actions (www.auditory-actions.co.uk). As head of a sensory service for many years, she has worked extensively with pupils with auditory processing difficulties, sensory difficulties and hearing impairment.2 Articles


Kristin M Krumm has been an occupational therapist in pediatrics at Archbishop Damiano School in New Jersey, USA, for over 15 years. She is involved in iPad grant writing and assists families with training and iPad setup. She has presented at ASAH and at Holy Family University, Pennsylvania.2 Articles


Dave Tucker is Director of Sonocent, a position he has held since 2010. He was previously its Head of Product Development.1 Articles


Diane Montgomery, PhD, Emeritus Professor in Education at Middlesex University, is a qualified teacher and chartered psychologist. She writes Distance Learning programmes in Gifted Education, SEN, SEBD and Dyslexia, and has written 20 books, 30 Study Guides and many published articles on teaching, giftedness, underachievement, exceptionality, dyslexia, behaviour problems, appraisal and learning difficulties.1 Articles


Kate Doehren is Director of Learning Support (LS) at Hurstpierpoint College and an advocate of Oaka Books visual revision packs.1 Articles


Susan Zurawski has been a specialist in teaching students with significant challenges for 20 years. She is currently teaching with the Chignecto Central School Board in Nova Scotia, Canada. She has a Masters Degree in Severe/Profound Special Education from Boston College and a Masters Degree from Mount Saint Vincent University specialising in education for Diverse Learners.1 Articles


Sarah Marks has been the Director of Education at MyCognition for a year. She is an advocate of a skills-based approach to learning and has presented at various events about the importance of cognitive health in education. Previously, she worked for Service Children’s Education as a primary school teacher specialising in science, special educational needs and working with autistic students.1 Articles


Dr Elizabeth McClelland is the developer of the Move4words literacy programme and ran a private practice supporting children with SEN until 2009. She is an educational consultant, an academic visitor at the Department of Physiology, Oxford University and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.1 Articles


Rebecca Garratt is headteacher of Wyre Forest School, Kidderminster.1 Articles


Sam Flatman is an outdoor learning specialist and an Educational Consultant for Pentagon Play. Sam has been designing school playground equipment for the past 10 years and has a passion for outdoor education. He believes that outdoor learning is an essential part of child development, which should be integrated into the school curriculum at every opportunity. @samflatman1 Articles