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SPELD NSW Recommends Dandelion Readers Phonicbooks

Synthetic phonics instruction. The term “synthetic” refers to the process of synthesising, or blending individual sounds together. In synthetic phonics programs, children practise blending as soon as they know letter-sounds that blend together to make a word. This approach helps children understand very early how the reading / writing process works; that it requires blending…

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Please Join or Renew for 2016

Please keep your Membership current to help us support more people in NSW affected by Specific Learning Difficulties. Being an up to date member of Specific Learning Difficulties (SPELD) NSW means that you are adding your voice to those who have SLDs. Your membership fees are important to our organisation as they help to provide valuable FREE…

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Understanding Learning Difficulties: A Guide for Parents (2015 Ed.)

Understanding Learning Difficulties: A Guide for parents is designed to provide parents, caregivers, and/or family members of children with learning difficulties with a greater awareness and understanding of the impact learning difficulties can have on children during their school years. This Australian resource provides an overview of the nature of learning difficulties and the diagnostic…