Chairperson - Dr Sandra Marshall BMBS FRACGP Dip Child Health is a General Practitioner in South Australia.
She is passionate about preventative healthcare, particularly in children, and she sees the failure and underachievement of students with dyslexia at school as both a human rights and a public health issue.
Sandra was the co-founder of Dyslexia SA, a group that has won numerous awards relating to their “Dyslexia Aware School Quality Mark” including: “Community Group of the year”; SA Health Award "Strengthening Primary Health Care"; Primary Health Care “Practitioner of the Year”; and ”Most innovative Group”.
Recently they have seen the Phonics Check be introduced into all 3 school sectors of SA as a direct consequence of Dyslexia SA’s determined advocacy. Sandra has met with numerous politicians and education leaders. She has 2 sons both attending high school, one with dyslexia, and one with dysgraphia.