Lyn Stone speaking at professional development

Meet Lyn Stone

Her job is to use research, evidence and linguistics to produce programs, methods and texts for students, teachers and educators worldwide.

Lyn gained her linguistics degree at University College London and worked in a variety of speech and language settings in Australia since graduating in 1994.

She began work at Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes in Sydney as a clinician and rose to the rank of mentor whilst qualifying as a practitioner and trainer in:

  • Visualizing and Verbalizing
  • On Cloud Nine for Math
  • The Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing Program
  • Seeing Stars

Lyn then went on to work at the Speech, Language and Literacy Centre in Sydney and qualified as a Spalding practitioner. She is also trained in Makaton, Auslan, Read Write Inc., Little Learners Love Literacy, Explicit Direct Instruction and Sounds-Write.

Lyn has been in private practice since 1998 and has continued to train and mentor teachers whilst developing her linguistics-led learning programmes.

Lyn is an experienced public speaker with many radio and print media appearances.

These are her books:

<em>Language for Life</em> Book by Lyn Stone: Where Linguistics Meets Teaching

Language for Life Book by Lyn Stone: Where Linguistics Meets Teaching

We all recognize how important first impressions are, something often formed by how well we speak and write. Language for Life shows how language can be mastered by children and how what they have learned can be carried throughout their lives. This i...
<em>Reading for Life</em> Book by Lyn Stone: High Quality Literacy Instruction for All

Reading for Life Book by Lyn Stone: High Quality Literacy Instruction for All

  Why is it that so many people can't read and write? Why are there still so many vastly different methods of teaching literacy? Why do people still argue about it? Reading for Life examines these three questions, addressing the less evi...
<em>Spelling for Life</em> Book by Lyn Stone: Uncovering the Simplicity and Science of Spelling

Spelling for Life Book by Lyn Stone: Uncovering the Simplicity and Science of Spelling

There is a myth that English spelling is unnecessarily complex. It is spread by those who don’t understand the writing system. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, s...

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