SPELD NSW supports, disseminates information and advocates in response to the needs of children and adults who have Specific Learning Difficulties (SLDs) and those who teach and care for them by:
- Supporting their educational needs
- Supporting teachers, other professionals and kindred associations in matters of SLD
- Promoting knowledge of and equal access to all aspects of education for those with SLD
- Acting as advocates on behalf of people with SLD in advancing collaboration and communication with educational and government authorities and other relevant bodies.