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Our Senior Team

Holly Young - Head of Support Services

Holly leads the BDA's Support Services, developing and promoting our Membership, Local Dyslexia Association network, Assessments, Helpline and Quality Marks. Coming from a psychology background, she has directly supported many people on charity helplines and a range of services.

Holly has previously led support, information, advocacy and training services. She enjoys working with volunteers as well as involving and learning from people with lived experience.

Her husband has dyslexia and due to his mixed experiences in education and work she is dedicated to informing and empowering people to access the best support for their own profile of dyslexia. Both a personal and professional aim is promoting equality in career opportunities and reducing stigma in the workplace.