John Ryan


PhD; G Dip Psych; BHMS; Dip Ed; MAPS; MBPS

Dr John Ryan is the principal psychologist with the Dyslexia & SLD Association of Victoria.  He is an expert in cognitive and educational assessments.  The assessments are primarily used to identify dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SLDs).  His expertise has been attained from his PhD research, which investigated possible causes of dyslexia and SLDs, and from extensive experience assessing children and adults in Australia and abroad.  He is the author of publications on dyslexia within the highly prestigious scientific journal – Vision Research.  Dr Ryan has taught psychological assessment for many years at the post graduate level and he has been an Honorary Fellow of Melbourne University. 

Dr Ryan is a full member of the Australian Psychological Society.  He also holds membership with the British Psychological Society and has teacher qualifications; and is registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching with Working with Children registration.  

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