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Teachers Certificate Course 2020: Spaces still available!

Very popular so we advise to book early. This specially tailored SPELD NSW course has been designed for learning support and mainstream classroom teachers of students who have specific learning difficulties who wish to update and enhance their skills and knowledge and for teachers wishing to become a SPELD NSW tutor. The course provides up-to-date,…

Lyn Stone from Lifelong Literacy: Workshop in March 2020

Lyn Stone will be running a workshop on high impact literacy teaching strategies at SPELD NSW on 20 March 2020. The theme is “The pen is mightier than the sword” – and is the idea that like any high-precision tool, literacy needs to be taught explicitly and practised well. Drawing from her three flagship programs,…

Position available for registered psychologist.

Permanent part time position (3-4 days per week). SPELD NSW is seeking a registered psychologist who is keen to further develop their skills in providing assessments as we expand our psychological assessments service.  The successful candidate will join a supportive team who are passionate about providing assistance to children and adults with specific learning difficulties….

Happy Holidays! That’s a wrap for 2019 re-opening 21 Jan 2020

And that’s a wrap. As we turn the page on another year we share our thanks with all our supporters and members. It’s timely to reflect on our incredible fifty years supporting teachers and families who make a difference for students at risk of reading challenges. The reasons children may struggle are many and varied and…

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…

Understanding Learning Difficulties, Newcastle 14 November

Evening Workshop for Parents and Teachers. What are the specific learning difficulties in reading (dyslexia), writing (dysgraphia) and maths (dyscalculia), what are the signs that a student may have a specific learning difficulty, what are phonological and orthographic processing and how do they impact on learning to read and spell? This workshop will give attendees…

Nessy Workshop 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…

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…