Sophie Roberts
Student Wellbeing Adviser (Learning)

  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 3333

I have worked in education for over 15 years, starting my career within supporting disabled students in Further Education, I then went on to work in Higher Education as Disability Adviser in The University of Liverpool and following this at Liverpool John Moores University. My role within the university is to provide advice and guidance to students who are experiencing difficulties with their studies which are, or may be, related to a Specific Learning Difficulties such as dyslexia/dyspraxia, Aspergers Syndrome and ADD/ADHD.

This  extends to guiding students through the diagnostic process and providing advice on assistive software and other learning support facilities.

In collaboration with my colleagues in the Specialist Learning Team, I also help to facilitate the Aspergers and Autism Support Network (AASN) and transitional events for this cohort of students.


Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology and Health Studies

Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health

Certificate in Counselling Skills - Level 2


Professional Membership

NADP IN/1067


Conferences

Liverpool John Moores University Teaching and Learning Conference June 2016 - presented a session entitled: "Supporting transition to university for students with a diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)".