The DDC was set up in January 2007 and aims to raise understanding and awareness of Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs), in both Business and education, by Elizabeth Wilkinson.
Elizabeth has 17 years experience in the field of dyslexia and decided to set up in business to help raise awareness locally and empower her fellow dyslexics.
over the last decade Elizabeth has worked successfully with numerous organisations of varying sizes, to help improve businesses and education services: here are just a few to give you an idea of the breadth of experience she has: DCAE at RAF Cosford, Telford College of Arts & Technology, RICOH UK, Juniper Training, Ian Reynolds Photography, Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service, HMPS Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury College of Arts & Technology, St Peters Primary School (Wem) , Bath Spa University, Three Counties Partnership, YMCA Wellington and more.
From staff development & policy guidance, to creation of information leaflets, film consultation, guest lecturing, training and 1:1 specialist support, Elizabeth always inspires, motivates and educates!
in 2016 Elizabeth was delighted to have been nominated for the National Diversity Awards Positive Role Model For Disability! voting closes June 2016.
Aware that parents and families needed more information, In 2008 Elizabeth founded Dyslexia information Day: A totally FREE not for profit event that showcases local dyslexic businesses and offers free advice, guidance and information to parents, families and individuals, about dyslexia and services on offer!
And in 2016 Elizabeth founded Dyslexia Awards – to celebrate and inspire success and positivity.
Featured on the BBC Midlands Today news.
The Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant is based in Wellington, Telford, Shropshire and provides Consultation services, Bespoke Training, Advice, help and support to people throughout Shropshire and surrounding areas. If you are interested in using the support of The DDC and would like to arrange a meeting to discuss training or your companies dyslexic needs then please do make