Linguist and literacy and language specialist. Trained in Lindamood LiPS, Bell Visualizing and Verbalizing, Seeing Stars, On Cloud Nine for Math, Spalding and Fast ForWord. Lyn was also taught to read as a baby using the Doman method. She lives and works near Melbourne, Australia where she runs her clinic and education consultancy, Linguist Learning. Lyn's first book, 'Spelling for Life' was published by Routledge in 2014.
Lyn travels extensively throughout Australia presenting her Language For Life series of workshops to teachers and other education professionals. She uses Direct Instruction and Socratic questioning as her main modes of teaching.
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Major in Phonetics and Phonology at University College London Linguistics Department. Qualified TEFL teacher.
Lyn has three children (twelve, ten and eight years). Her 12-year-old daughter has Cri Du Chat Syndrome, a genetic disorder which causes developmental delay. Lyn has studied and is implementing an intensive developmental program called "What to do About Your Brain-Injured Child". This comprises tactile, linguistic, balance, visual, auditory and mobility stimulation. The program has been very successful and extremely educational so far.