Lyn is a linguist, author, literacy and language specialist and a dyslexia advocate.
She lives and works in Victoria, Australia where she runs her tutoring and consulting business, Lifelong Literacy.
Lyn is a sought-after consultant to print and radio media on literacy, linguistics and language as it relates to education. She has been featured many times on ABC Radio and Fairfax media, among others, talking about spelling, reading, grammar and dyslexia.
Lyn’s three flagship programs, Spelling for Life, Language for Life and Reading for Life have been implemented in schools with excellent results. The programs also feature as books published by Routledge Education.
Lyn and her team provide tutoring on an individual and group basis at her Mornington-based Lifelong Literacy practice. They see children and adults with language impairments on an intensive basis.
Lyn also consults to schools assisting in the development of research-based literacy acquisition programs. Some of the schools she is working with in 2019 are Penbank School, Minimbah School, Pearcedale Primary School, Somerville Primary School, St. Joseph’s School Crib Point, Rosebery Primary School and Bees Creek Primary School in the NT.
Lyn has extensive classroom-teaching experience and has been regularly employed by schools on a contractual basis to provide specialist literacy education for groups of at-risk students.
Lyn lives with hear family, her therapy dog, and other animals in Victoria.