Belinda joined the SPELD NSW Board in 2018 which led to a position with the team as an Information and Referral Officer. Belinda has experience as a high school teacher and has completed extensive professional development in learning difficulties. Through her volunteer work as Administrator of Dyslexia Support Australia, Belinda supports people with learning difficulties and their families. Belinda blogs at Dekker Delves into Dyslexia.
“I’ve been dedicated to supporting parents and families affected by learning difficulties through the provision of evidenced based information and empathetic support for a number of years after experiencing my daughter’s struggles with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia.” Belinda Dekker
At SPELD NSW, Belinda answers parent and professional enquiries about learning difficulties. Belinda researches and writes content for information sheets, the website and government submissions.