Ronit Bird is a teacher whose interest in pupils with specific learning difficulties began with a focus on dyslexia. She qualified as a teacher at London University and subsequently gained a further qualification as a specialist teacher. While working with dyslexic pupils in a mainstream school, Ronit started to develop strategies and teaching activities to help support the learning of pupils who were experiencing difficulties in Maths.
Ronit has taught in both primary and secondary settings, and has worked as a SENCO in both the independent and state sectors. Ronit also ran training courses on dyscalculia for Harrow subject leaders, teachers and teaching assistants as part of the Harrow Dyscalculia Project, working in an advisory capacity with the participating schools. She currently works as a teacher and as a contributor to professional development courses.
Ronit can be contacted through her website www.ronitbird.com where you will also find a list of Top Ten Tips for Parents and a forum through which you can discuss problems or suggestions with others who are interested in dyscalculia.