Alex Grady has worked in education for more than 25 years, teaching children and young people with SEND. She has worked as a primary class teacher and SENCO, for a dyslexia teaching service, in a language resource base, with Looked After Children, for a Learning Support Team in a local authority, and has been a Reading Recovery Teacher Leader.
Alex taught in and coordinated outreach support for a special school federation and was a SEN governor for ten years. She has a wide understanding of the needs of pupils with a range of SEND and the challenges that providing the right support can bring to mainstream and special school staff.
Alex currently works as an Education Officer for nasen, the leading organisation supporting professionals working in the field of SEND, where she leads on their SEND CPDL offer.