As a passionate advocate for social justice and evidence-based literacy instruction, Heidi is committed to ensuring that everyone, including those with dyslexia, have access to the tools and resources they need to thrive. She is a respected voice in the community and meets with the office of the Victorian Minister for Education, and the Victorian Department of Education staff. She serves as the Dystinct Magazine Chief Advisor and sits on the Panel of Experts. Heidi holds the position of Vice President on the Committee of Management at SPELD Victoria.
With a decade of dedicated experience as a parent advocate, Heidi has proven herself as a formidable force in the realm of supporting children with literacy difficulties, particularly dyslexia. Her impactful journey includes spearheading government campaigns, conducting essential training sessions in collaboration with renowned groups and organisations like MSL Club, Sharing Best Practice, Down Syndrome Victoria, and SPELD Victoria and maintaining a consistent media presence where she eloquently voices the concerns of parents and teachers. Heidi's influential contributions have earned her mentions in authoritative books on literacy and parent support, solidifying her status as a prominent figure in advocacy and awareness.
Chief Advisor and on Panel of Experts | Dystinct Magazine, Melbourne [January 2021- Present]
Committee Member | Sharing Best Practice [2023 - Present]
Vice President | SPELD Victoria [2020 - Present]
Founder | Dyslexia Victoria Support [2014 - Present]
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