Contributors

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John Redhead is a web developer and Director of The Publishing Foundry Ltd, the company responsible for developing and supplying Educater to schools and colleges.1 Articles


Dreams Come True is a UK children's charity. Our mission is quite simply to enrich the lives of children and young people with serious and life-limiting conditions across the country by making their dreams come true. Over the last 25 years we have fulfilled dreams for more than 5,000 children and young people as well as their friends, family and carers.1 Articles


Brian Whitmer is a software developer and usability exper t from Salt Lake City, Utah. He is the father of four children, the oldest of whom has Rett Syndrome. After founding and establishing the educational technology company Instructure (Canvas) he has worked to improve assistive technology for struggling communicators like his daughter.1 Articles


Marco Iannacone is a moonlighter and hacker with 20 years of international experience related to the Internet, TLC and application development. He now focuses on supporting children with SLD/SEN through his startup, Digitally Different Srl, which he founded to develop smart solutions.1 Articles


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


Tess Van Geelen, a Research Assistant at the Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology, contributed to this article.1 Articles


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