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  • 04:00 PM
  • ONLINE (webinars)
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Make the most of York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC): A three-part webinar series. Gain greater confidence and competence in administering YARC, interpreting results and intervention planning. Each one hour webinar will include time dedicated to Q&A and is NESA accredited (towards Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW).   Webinar 1: Administration of YARC Early Reading &…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Full-day Teacher Workshop with Internationally recognised education advisor for ICT and inclusion, Carol Allen. Workshop: How do we add assistive technology as an integrated support not a separate activity in our schools? It is clear that having access to the right technology to support an educational activity or target is essential for many students, however…

  • 06:00 PM
  • Mantra Parramatta. Cnr. Parkes Street & Valentine Avenue, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

SPELD NSW is delighted that Professors Snowling and Hulme have agreed to present two research talks at this unmissable evening event. Professor Snowling will speak on the topic of “Dyslexia and developmental language disorder: same or different?”. Professor Hulme will speak on the topic of “Causal models of developmental disorders: implications for planning and evaluating…

  • 10:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Bookings can be made to the YARC workshop only, the Learning Difficulties Workshop only or both workshops! Morning Workshop (10am-1pm) – YARC The morning workshop session will focus on the York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC).  This 3-hour workshop will introduce the three YARC assessments (Early Reading, Passage Comprehension and Passage Comprehension Secondary) and…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Developing a strong vocabulary is essential if children are to become successful literacy learners.  Word Aware is a whole school approach which promotes vocabulary development.  It is an evidence-based program which provides a structured process to help support vocabulary enrichment in all students and particularly for students with special educational needs and children with English…

  • 09:00 AM
  • Apollo International Hotel. 290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown New South Wales 2290.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

  This two-day professional development workshop offers an overview of the Talk 4 Writing approach and provides opportunities for hands-on participation in this exceptionally effective instructional approach for teaching written expression. The workshop addresses the use of Talk 4 Writing for both fiction and non-fiction and covers: Planning: based on instructional needs of students at…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

Teacher Professional Learning for Speech Pathologists, Teachers, Tutors.   Sounds-Write An evidence-based highly structured synthetic phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.   1st – 4th October 2019 9 AM – 3.30 PM Daily (Morning Tea and Lunch Provided) LIMITED TO 32 PLACES, BOOK EARLY…

  • 07:00 PM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

  So much has been said and written about the types of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) yet teachers, support staff and even allied health professionals are so rarely educated about this condition, and its potentially devastating effects on children’s educational attainment, in their initial training. Because of easy access to written opinion on the…

  • 09:00 AM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

            This half day workshop covers the following: How to make it easier for children to learn Evidence-based research findings on the importance of phonics for reading and spelling Practical strategies on how you can help teach the following early fundamental literacy skills: The speech sounds associated with the single…

  • 07:00 PM
  • SPELD NSW: Suite 2, Level 1, 52 O'Connell Street, Parramatta.
  • 02 9739 6277 or email enquiries@speldnsw.org.au

This workshop is targeted at teachers, tutors, parents, caregivers, and/or family members of children with learning disabilities including dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia and ADHD. Attendees will gain a greater awareness and understanding of the impact learning disabilities such as dyslexia can have on children. The workshop will introduce the key characteristics specific learning difficulties and will…