Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant, psychologist and author. He was formerly a classroom teacher (10 years) and university lecturer (16 years). He was a senior lecturer at Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh from 1991-2007 where he wrote the first Masters course in Dyslexia in the UK in 1993.
He has written 40 books in the field of dyslexia, learning skills and motivation. His books have been translated into seven languages and some are in third, fourth and fifth editions. He lectures worldwide and has regular international consultancies.
Dr. Reid is Chair of the British Dyslexia Association Accreditation Board and a regular speaker at the International Dyslexia Association conferences in the USA. He has held seminars and courses in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Dubai, Kuwait, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Germany, Slovakia, Hungary, Cyprus, Greece, Singapore, UK and Canada.
He has been involved in a number of research programmes and consultancies focussing on dyslexia, learning skills, school evaluations, teacher education and assessment.
He has sat on government panels on assessment and dyslexia and has been engaged in United Nations projects as a learning differences expert and has appeared on a number of radio and television programmes on dyslexia worldwide including Dubai, Kuwait, Australia, UK, Hong Kong, Gibraltar, New Zealand and Singapore.
Dr. Reid has lectured to thousands of professionals and parents in over 70 countries. He is passionate about helping to achieve equal opportunities for those with dyslexia and other learning differences and is a strong advocate of the strengths and positive aspects of dyslexia and learning differences. His web site is www.drgavinreid.com and www.thelitgroup.ca