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Nessy Workshops on 31 Oct. for Parents and Teachers.

  Struggling with reading (and spelling) at a young age can leave children with low confidence and feeling frustrated in the classroom. Students with learning difficulties such as dyslexia require well-designed targeted, sequential and engaging instruction which, if introduced at the right age, can make a significant difference to the academic outcomes achieved. Nessy has…

Sharing Best Practice – Sydney 2019

Free video replays from Sharing Best Practice 2019, held at Marsden Road Public School on 30 September 2019. This replay series will be available until 30 November 2019. An exciting day sharing evidence based practice for primary & secondary teachers, therapists, school leaders and parents. Topics inc. reading, spelling, maths, and how to get your…

Need advice? Call our free information line on 02 9739 6277

Our friendly Information and Referral Officers are available 10am-2pm Mon-Thurs to take your call. Call us if: You are concerned about you or your child’s reading, maths or spelling progress. You want to find out about getting you or your child assessed for a learning difficulty. You or your child have been assessed with Dyslexia,…

Dysgraphia Parent and Professional Evening Workshop

16th October 2019, 7pm-8.30pm @ Parramatta. Only $10 for SPELD Members. Event now also available as a Live Webinar! If you are a teacher, tutor, speech pathologist, occupational therapist or parent, supporting a child who is struggling with handwriting, spelling and/or written expression, this evening is not one to miss! Presented by dual qualified speech…

Magnificent Morphemes! Workshop for Teachers and Tutors

9am to 3.30pm, Thursday, 26 September. Hands on session presenting a systematic evidence based approach to teaching spelling. Based on the structure of the English language including phonology, syllabication (structural analysis) and morphology.   This NESA approved workshop will address: The simple view of reading – How Morphology fits in. Explicit instruction – teaching spelling…

Now offering teacher and parent workshops at your location

On-Site Workshops: SPELD NSW can now provide a variety of training at your school, community group or office. Provides a great opportunity for you to offer professional development to your whole staff team or parent community on topics of interest.  Workshops can be held after school (a twilight workshop), during school hours or on a…

DSF Language, Literacy & Learning Conference – Keynote Addresses Available Online!

Six months of unlimited access to the the six 2019 DSF Language, Literacy & Learning Conference keynote presentations. Conference Delegates $95. Non-Delegates $145. Keynote 1 – Prof. Stanislas Dehaene Reflecting on the ways in which literacy transforms the brain Keynote 2 – Simon Fisher What genes can tell us about developmental speech and language problems…

Psycho-Educational Assessments for children and adults

We are also looking for consultant psychologists to work with us…   A psycho-educational assessment is generally requested to identify a person’s learning strengths and weaknesses, and to ascertain whether an identifiable learning or language disorder exists. Individuals attending SPELD NSW for a psycho-educational assessment have usually struggled with one or more of the core…

Profs. Snowling and Hulme, Intl. Dyslexia Experts, 19 August.

An Evening with Prof. Maggie Snowling and Prof. Charles Hulme. Presenting two research talks at this unmissable evening event. Professor Snowling’s topic: “Dyslexia and developmental language disorder: same or different?”. Professor Hulme’s topic: “Causal models of developmental disorders: implications for planning and evaluating interventions”.   About the Presenters: Professor Margaret (Maggie) Snowling is President of…

Half Day Parent Workshop: Help children to read and spell

Saturday, 29th June 2019 @ 9am. SPELD NSW Office Parramatta. Presented by paediatric speech pathologist Carol Baker, Carol specialises in giving workshops and talks to groups of parents, carers and early educators. This workshop will cover: How to make it easier for children to learn. Evidence-based research findings on the importance of phonics for reading…