07722 543 528 helen@heds.org.uk

Reach Your Potential



Full diagnostic adult and child assessments for dyslexia and post-16 dyspraxia, including for Higher Education DSA applications. Exam Access Arrangement assessments also available.


Fun and engaging multi-sensory tuition for all stages of education in the comfort of your own home, on a weekly or fortnightly basis. You really can achieve your potential!


From staff training in raising awareness of specific learning difficulties to consultation on individual cases, bespoke specialist consultancy for schools, colleges and workplaces.

Support to Help You Succeed

Are you or your child struggling to make progress in education? Do you know – or suspect – that you have a specific learning difficulty?

HE Dyslexia Solutions is here to help you reach your potential.

As a Specialist Teacher / Assessor, with over 25 years teaching experience, I can identify specific areas of strength and weakness to enable you or your child to move forward with confidence.

“Helen tutored our grandson, who has ADHD and dyslexia, once or twice a week between the ages of 6 and 10, and since then in the school holidays. She is a brilliant, experienced teacher, with good SpLD qualifications. Cameron looks forward to his lessons and gets on very well with her, even though she doesn’t stand any nonsense! I think he has learned more in his sessions with Helen than he has ever done at school. He wishes she could teach him all the time.”

Chriss Batchelor (Grandparent)

“I asked Helen to help our grandson who was very behind with his reading and writing after the first year of primary school.  Helen began to work with him once a week and you could see his confidence and ability growing as Helen patiently worked with him to address the areas of weakness and to give encouragement.  We are delighted with his progress and, perhaps more importantly, he now enjoys reading and writing when once he only associated them with failure.  Thank you, Helen.”

Ron Kingsmill (Grandparent)

“Both my daughters have been assessed for dyslexia with Helen and she has always been extremely professional and efficient.  I would have no hesitation in recommending Helen and have already passed on her details to other parents looking for dyslexia support.”

Sarah Hayes (Parent)

“Helen supported our daughter during Key Stage 2 as she found spelling difficult and had some working memory problems. Helen built a lovely rapport with our daughter who now is using these strategies and enjoying a happy and successful learning experience at secondary school.”

Andrea Hanson (Parent)

“The diagnosis has helped both my daughter and I. We now look at learning from a different approach, using your reference to resources etc. My approach to request additional support at school has become more confident due to the fact that I have this knowledge, supported by your report. In fact the SEND department, having never heard of Dyscalculia before, are busy researching the condition so that they can support, not only my daughter, but other children within the school, who show the same symptoms. This alone, is a massive positive and is thanks to you and your dedication to this area.  I will certainly be recommending your services to anyone who needs it……thank you.”

Julie O’Rourke (Parent)

“Helen is a very calm and patient individual.  She is extremely professional and always has a clear goal for each lesson.  I am always impressed with the variety of activities in each session which are always fun but educational.  Our son always enjoys his sessions with Helen and enjoys sharing what he has been doing at school and home with her.”

Melanie and Paul Weeks (Parents)

“I have used Helen on a variety of different occasions through my time as a SENCo.  She is professional, personable and reliable and I am always ensured that her assessments and subsequent reports are thorough and easy to understand and relay back to parents.  Unlike other Specialist Assessors, Helen’s recommendations are personalised and thought through for the individual child, and she is always happy to discuss the implementation of these recommendations in relation to the school’s environment.  She really does put the child at the centre of every assessment that she does!”

Melanie Wright (SENCo)

“After an emotional struggle to understand, and acknowledge, that my daughter found learning extremely difficult and confusing, your contact details were handed to me and immediately gave me a glimmer of hope.  I can’t express my gratitude enough, after hitting barrier after barrier, with no one listening and offering any answers to my constant questioning.  Your service was fast, efficient and friendly, which left me feeling relieved and in capable hands.  My daughter felt completely at ease with you whilst you were testing her for Dyscalculia and I felt completely at ease leaving her for the duration of the test.”

Julie O’Rourke (Parent)

“I work with Helen every week as she supports our SEND department.  She is a hard worker and her knowledge and experience has ensured we identify specific learning difficulties in our children and adjust provision to meet their needs.”

Andrea Hanson (Director of Inclusion, NETAT)

“I was advised by a friend to find a PATOSS registered dyslexia teacher for my son and thankfully I came across Helen’s number. Helen completed the initial dyslexia assessment for my son and after spending a few hours explaining her findings, I asked her to work with him.  Helen spent five years in total with my son, taking him though secondary school, going back to the very basics of the Alpha to Omega spelling programme and helping him prepare for his English Literature and Language GCSEs. The results were astounding with my son gaining confidence in both himself and his abilities. Both myself and my son are fully aware that without Helen’s help (for both of us at times) he would not have achieved the success he has and be where he is today.  We are so very grateful to Helen for everything.”

Katie Ellington (Parent)

“Helen was extremely helpful before, during and after the assessment for our son.  She put both us and him at ease about the process and interacted really well with him on the day.  Helen produced an extremely comprehensive report very quickly after the assessment and we were delighted with her input.  We would highly recommend her.”

Dan and Sarah Klinger (Parents)

“Thank you very much for your very professional, respectful and comprehensive report.  Kim (15) enjoyed the assessment and feels vindicated by the findings!  She said you were very nice to her and encouraging.”

Dr Julia Thomson (Parent)

“I would like to thank you, Helen, for completing our son’s assessment last week; my son was very nervous about it and you made him feel at ease, very quickly. The whole process from the moment we made contact with you to the report being submitted back to us was very well organised and personal, and this allowed us as parents to ask lots of questions beforehand about who supplies what information and what we need to do on the day as well. All elements were completed on time as discussed. 

The day of our son’s assessment was calm and structured, and he didn’t feel it was rushed or judged at any point. When asking our son how he felt the day went, he said, “Helen was very kind to me.” Thank you again Helen, for the great service provided to us.”

Jackie Drake (Parent)

Need Help or Advice?

Trying to find the right help for yourself or your child can be a bewildering and stressful experience. Contact me for free, impartial advice or to enquire about assessments, tuition or consultancy.

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HE Dyslexia Solutions

Telephone:  07722 543 528

Email:  helen@heds.org.uk