The name SPELD NSW stands for The Specific Learning Difficulties Association of New South Wales.

SPELD NSW is a Public Benevolent Institution whose mission is to provide advice and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who teach, work with and care for them. SPELD NSW is one of the National Federation of SPELD Associations, AUSPELD. It is an incorporated not-for-profit association of parents and professionals committed to advancing the education and well-being of children and adults with Specific Learning Difficulties.

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     SPELD NSW is a proud Member of AUSPELD




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AUSPELD is a Global Partner of The International Dyslexia Association








NESA (NSW Education Standards Authority) Endorsed Provider

SPELD NSW Inc. is endorsed to provide QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher level.








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ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission)

SPELD NSW Inc. is a Registered Charity with ACNC.










SPELD NSW also gratefully acknowledges the long-standing support of the Officers and Sailors of HMAS Penguin.