Our people



Lynn Shearing, chair

Terri Donovan, Prue Fanslow-Brown, Eleanor Marr,  Judy Parry, Letitia Parry


Hester Warren, director, privacy officer

Ros Eason, centre manager

Shirley Owen, receptionist

Elizabeth Dubin, fundraising, teacher-tutor network, tutor co-ordinator

Louisa Boyd, client records


Rebecca Dowling, registered psychologist, team leader

Samantha Robinson, registered psychologist, assistant team leader

Arlene Ackland,  assessor

Ashleigh Manuel, assessor

Nina McCallum-Clark, assessor

Reisha Bone, assessor

Occupational Therapist

Phillipa Evans, registered OT

Small Group Classes

Mary Gillies, registered teacher, Dip Tchg, DipSLD

Three Week Intensive Programme

Philippa Evans, registered OT, Educational Therapist, BSc(Hons), PGCert in Special Educational Needs. Prof.Cert Educational Therapy.

Other programmes

Touch Typing: Janine Bush

Teacher Training Team: Eleanor Marr, Pam Hampton, Lynley Read, Jenny Walkinshaw, Julia Begg, Zinia Roshan, Danielle Powell

SLD tutors at the Centre: Ozzie Forsyth, Marguerite Halvorsen, Colleen MacKechnie, Carol Fenwick, Sharon Te Ngaru.

Please contact the office for our certificated teacher-tutors working at the Centre or in the community (a formal SLD assessment is required prior).