If you are a qualified primary teacher, speech and language therapist, occupational therapist or dyslexia tutor and are interested in becoming a Magic Link teacher, please email me directly with your CV and details.

Lee Dein – Creator of the Magic Link Handwriting Programme

Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, NW11

Lee Desk

Lee Dein

Lee Dein is the founder and creator of the Magic Link Handwriting Programme. Lee graduated as a speech and language therapist in 1984. She has since remained a member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist. In 1986, she attained the RSA diploma to teach pupils with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia) and has been teaching children for over 30 years.

Lee is registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and has an enhanced DBS check. She is a member of PATOSS (The Professional Association of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties) She is a member of the National Handwriting Association – a charity whose aims are to raise the importance of handwriting and to promote good practice in the teaching of handwriting.

For further details, please ring (+44) 0777 200 7086 or email info@magiclinkhandwriting.com



Janie Richardson – Fulham, London, SW6 5AA


Janie Richardson


Janie is an experienced education consultant and advisor, headteacher, classroom teacher, tutor, registrar and mother of three. Having worked and taught in several leading independent prep schools in and around London, she has a wealth of insider knowledge on exam and entry procedures.

Weekly term time lessons Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons 5-6pm and Saturday mornings 9.30am-10.30 am
 Intensive holiday workshops available. Please see www.yellowbirdeducation.com
For further details, please ring (+44)(+44) 0207 731 0695  or (+44) 07912  610 366




Cynthia Pelman – Golders Green, London, NW11

M.Sc. (Speech and Language Therapy) M.A. (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Cynthia Pelman

Cynthia Pelman is a speech and language therapist with over 25 years’ experience of working with children and adults. She has written three books which are fictional accounts of the challenges children face when they have speech or language difficulties.

Cynthia is registered with the Health and Care Professions Councils in the U.K. and in South Africa and has a current DBS certificate.  Cynthia sees children in her office in Golders Green, North West London.


For further details, please ring (+44) 0778 870 9143 or email cynthia@cynthiapelman.com



Andrée Warnock – Loughton, Essex, IG10  

Dip COT Occupational Therapy, Diploma in SpLD (Dyslexia)
Andrée Magic Link teacher

Andrée Warnock


Having worked as an occupational therapist, Andrée is now a dyslexia specialist and teaches children of all ages, including primary and secondary pupils. Andrée is passionate about improving handwriting and seeing its effect on attainment, self-esteem and confidence.

Andrée is a member of the National Handwriting Association and holds an enhanced DBS Certificate. She is married with children and teaches pupils from her home in Loughton, Essex.

For further details, please ring (+44) 0793 067 1995 or email info@magiclinkhandwriting.com





Bozena Haluszczak – Shipley, West Yorkshire 

BA, PGCE, AMBDA, APC, (Patoss)
Magic Link teacher West Yorkshire

Bozena Haluszczak

Bozena is an experienced dyslexia consultant and advisor with over 20 years’ experience of working with children as a teacher/tutor and is a trained Magic Link Handwriting teacher.

She has a vast amount of experience in SpLD, especially dyslexia and is a member of PATOSS (Professional Association for Teachers and Assessors of Students with SpLD).  Weekly lessons take place in Shipley.

For further details, please ring (+44) 0777 999 6077 or email Bozena@magiclinkhandwriting.com




Saffron Cooksey, Pentyrch, Cardiff, South Wales

PGCE, BA (Hons), Dyslexia Specialist PGcert SpLD (Level 7)

saffron magic link teacher

Saffron Cooksey

Saffron began her career as a Special Needs teacher in Newport, South Wales and has worked as a specialist dyslexia teacher in a local authority since 2003.  She has experience of teaching both primary and secondary pupils. In her role as a dyslexia teacher, she is aware of the lack of resources available to support the development of good handwriting and she is passionate about teaching the Magic Link Handwriting Programme to children across South Wales.

For further details, please ring 07971 786548 or email info@magiclinkhandwriting.com





Based in Luz- Lagos, Portugal – Laura Newman

BSc , MSc (Speech and Language Therapy)
Laura Newman

Laura Newman

Laura is a Child Specialist, with 25 years combined experience in Speech & Language Therapy, Health Education and Parent Consultancy.

Laura founded Connected Child to support and empower parents to raise their children to reach their highest potential, specialising in children of all ages, with challenges in communication and behaviour.

Her clients include parents who are looking for effective parenting strategies and emotional support for their children, whether they have no diagnosis or have specific issues, including autism, stammering, speech disorder, delayed language development, dyslexia, sibling rivalry, aggression, anxiety, fussy eaters and poor sleepers, under-achievers, and literacy issues.

Laura is from London, UK and lives in Portugal, offering online courses and consultations, as well as working with local children and parents. She is the only trained Magic Link Handwriting provider in Portugal.

To contact Laura, please email: info@magiclinkhandwriting.com and include a photo of your child’s handwriting.