Phyllis is the founder and director of the Dyslexia Organization, Kenya (DOK) and administrator at Rare Gem Talent School, a school founded by DOK to cater to children with dyslexia in Kenya. She is a mother a child with dyslexia. She holds a master’s degree in Child and Family Development, B.Com in Human Resources Management, Higher Diploma in Human Resources Management, and a Certificate in the Teaching of Children with Dyslexia. Has led the DOK to partnership with international organizations, championing the cause of dyslexia in the world. She is a member of the International Dyslexia Association Global Partners. She participated in research on good practice in interventions for teaching dyslexic learners and in teacher training in English-speaking countries. She also conducted research on the psychological challenges experienced by children with reading difficulties in upper primary schools.
Founder Director (DOK)
PHYLLIS WAMUCII KARIUKI
Nancy Muringo Munyi
is the principal and a Special Education Teacher at Rare Gem Talent School, has a Bachelor of Education degree in Special Education and Higher Diploma in Functional Assessment, and a Diploma in Early Childhood Development Education. She is a specialist in Reading, writing, and literacy Multi-sensory structured teaching, Orton Gillingham Approach. She is a mother of three young adults, two boys and a girl. Her youngest has dyslexia.
Kath is a Specialist Teacher and an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA). She holds an Assessment Practising Certificate issued by PATOSS (The Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties). She is currently Chair of the AMBDA Panel, which assesses teachers, lecturers and support staff who wish to acquire BDA accredited qualifications. Kath is employed by several universities to assess students for the Disabled Student Allowance. These include London South Bank University, Heythrop College and LIPA [Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts]. She is on the Education Panel of the Dyspraxia Foundation and regularly assesses students with dyspraxia as well as dyslexia.