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Meet the team

Meet the team


Assessment Team

Dr Jessica Peters, Dear Dyslexic Neuropsychologist

Dr Jessica Peters is a registered psychologist and completed her Master’s Degree in Clinical Neuropsychology at La Trobe University in 2016. Since then she has worked in several academic roles teaching into both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology programs. Jessica is also currently a PhD candidate researching the role of visual attention in reading and dyslexia. In particular, she is passionate about improving outcomes for those with dyslexia by developing new methods for dyslexia intervention. At the Dear Dyslexic Foundation, Jessica will specialise in the assessment and remediation of specific learning disabilities.

Dr Zena Elhassan, Dear Dyslexic Neuropsychologist

Dr Zena Elhassan is a psychologist with a Masters in Clinical Neuropsychology and a PhD in the cognitive neuroscience of reading fluency from La Trobe University. She has provided psychological and neuropsychological assessments in a variety of settings. At the Dear Dyslexic Foundation, she specialises in the assessment and remediation of specific learning disabilities. She also works at Epworth HealthCare in the community rehabilitation of individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries and at La Trobe University as a sessional academic.

Tutors

Our tutors have academic qualifications and are registered as teachers. They will provide you with support strategies and skills for learning and managing at TAFE, University and in the workplace. Our tutoring service is run through an online, secure platform from anywhere in Australia. So you can be in access us from the comfort of your home. Book your appointment.

Dr  Jacqueline Caskey, Dear Dyslexic Tutor

Dr Jaque Caskey and Dr Dolores Goodey are both qualified teachers with many years working with young people and adults who have Dyslexia. Dr Jacqueline completed her PhD focusing on Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties with a particular interest in working with students in higher education and in workplaces. She has a background in teaching with a Master of Education. Jacqueline is a PhD tutor who supports adolescents and adults who have Dyslexia and learning disabilities within Queensland. She has previously worked with a range of organisations as a Teacher and Disabilities Officer. She now provides culturally appropriate support and educational services to progress learning for students and adults on the Sunshine Coast.
 

Dr Dolores Goodey, Dear Dyslexic Tutor

Dr Dolores Goodey trained as a secondary school teacher and is an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association where she obtained her Dyslexia Assessor qualification. For many years Dolores has worked as a Dyslexia Consultant with young people and adults who have dyslexia in the U.K and a dyslexia tutor in Australia She has experience working with people from all ages and backgrounds as a remediating specialist and Dyslexia assessor. More recently she has been heard on two community radio stations discussing the nature of difficulties experienced by those with Dyslexia across the lifespan.