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Alyson Mountjoy

Alyson Mountjoy has written many articles and support materials for families on coping with Auditory Processing Disorder/APD and is also an author of fiction for all ages. After completing an honoursdegree in Welsh at the University of Wales in Swansea, she gained many years'experience in administration in the NHS and local government, and in supportingchildren with additional needs including severe dyslexia. In 2002 sheco-founded 'Auditory Processing Disorder in the United Kingdom' (APDUK), thefirst voluntary organisation in the UK providing information and support forfamilies and individuals affected by APD. She was involved in the first adults'international research project into the psycho-social implications of livingwith APD, and co-wrote several support articles on this topic. ਀   Alyson has also produced a series of her own literacy resources andfiction for children aged 5-16, and horror fiction for young adults/reluctantreaders. Having taken voluntary redundancyin 2012 and needing a change of pace and direction, she retrained as acomplementary therapist and qualified as a Reiki Master Practitioner/MasterTeacher and Crystal Therapist. ਀   In 2014 she left APDUK, and nowcontinues supporting those with APD via her many Facebook forums and 'APDSupport UK' website. In 2017, she co-founded the new unincorporated association'APD Support UK' to seek further APD recognition, UK-wide, standardisedtesting, and lifelong support. She now spends her days combining her voluntarywork with her therapies and lifelong love of writing. Currently, she is expanding her ongoing series ofsupernatural suspense novels for adults, 'The Marlin Chronicles.'

JKP publications by Alyson Mountjoy

  1. Can I tell you about Auditory Processing Disorder?

    Can I tell you about Auditory Processing Disorder?

    A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

    Alyson Mountjoy, illustrated by Kelly Davies

    Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) affects 3-5% of school children, but what exactly is it? This friendly guide tells readers about the causes, symptoms and effects, and shows how to get help at home and at school, as well as developing self-help and advocacy skills. Ideal for children aged 7+, friends, family, and those working with them. Learn More
    2018, Paperback / softback, 8.98in x 6.14in / 228mm x 156mm, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 9781785924941
    2018, Ebook, ePUB, 56pp, £8.99
    ISBN: 978-1-78450-883-8