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ADHD Parent and Carer Workshop – 7pm, Wed 12th June

Because of easy access to written opinion on the web we have a huge array of information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that ranges from spurious to factual. What are the facts? What can we be sure about, regarding this condition? Rhonda Filmer, Chair of SPELD NSW, will cover the nature and prevalence of…

Fundamentals of EDI on 20th May moved to bigger venue – more spots available!

Due to high demand we have moved this event to Waldorf Parramatta so we now have some more spots available. Register now. This workshop will deliver training on strategic instructional practices for designing and delivering well-crafted lessons that explicitly teach grade-level content to all students. Gain practical teaching skills that can be used right away…

Book Fair on Friday, 3rd May. Register your FREE spot.

Come along and speak with the publishers of lots of the great decodable books available in Australia about their books and how best to use them in the classroom to support students develop decoding skills. Essential to accurate and fluent reading! Lots of decodable books including Dandelion Phonic Books, Little Learners Love Literacy, Pocket Rockets,…

Talk 4 Writing written expression workshops for Primary School Teachers and High School Teachers (*New*) in 2019

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. Primary School Teachers and Tutors Two Day Workshop: 21-22 March 2019. High School Teachers and Tutors One Day Workshop: 31 May 2019.   Both workshops presented by registered psychologist Courtney McNally.  Courtney…

Upcoming Parent Workshop on Learning Difficulties.

Intro. to Learning Difficulties Parent and Carer Workshop, presented by George Perry: 7 pm, 20 February 2019.   This workshop will be held at the SPELD NSW Offices in Parramatta. It will run for 90 minutes with time for questions after. Attendees will also have the opportunity to view the resources available from the SPELD NSW…

4 Day Sounds Write Workshop in Parramatta, April 2019

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. 15 – 18 April 2019. 9 AM – 3.30 PM Daily (Meals provided). LIMITED TO 32 PLACES, BOOK EARLY TO AVOID MISSING OUT. Presented by…

Happy Holidays from the team at SPELD NSW

  Thank you for your support in 2018. SPELD NSW is now closed for the break. Reopening on Monday 21st January 2019. We look forward to working with you and having another productive year in 2019, supporting all people with learning difficulties in N.S.W.  

SPELD NSW has moved to Parramatta!

We are moving from the offices in Concord which have provided us with a home for the past 8 years. Our new offices will be bigger and will allow us to hold more parent workshops and professional development events and offer a learning difficulties assessment service for children and adults. SPELD NSW will be shut…

SPELD NSW is RED for Dyslexia Awareness Month!

  SPELD NSW is joining CodeRead in the Light it Red initiative to shine a light on dyslexia during Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia is the most common form of learning difficulty.  Problems with reading, and related difficulties, comprehension, spelling and writing are common for these students. Many people with dyslexia also experience difficulties with working…