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A pen that reads for you – even in exams.

The C-Pen Reader is a handheld assistive technology that helps users with dyslexia or other literacy difficulties, essentially when reading printed text. It’s a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English human-like digital voice. We now have a limited number of C Pens (Readers and Exam Readers) for sale at $385ea…

Maths Difficulties Professional Workshop – Parramatta, 27 Oct.

Maths Difficulties – Identification and Practical Solutions: Presented by Judy Hornigold. BSc, PGCSpE, AMBDA, FHEA – Associate Tutor British Dyslexia Association (BDA).   Audience: Teachers, Tutors and related professionals. This training will look at the reasons why so many children struggle with maths, including dyscalculia and maths anxiety. It will then move on to look…

Help Save Gonski Funding – Turnbull’s cuts hit NSW Schools

Turnbull’s cuts hit NSW Schools Posted May 11, 2017 (igiveagonski.com.au/blog) New data has revealed that individual NSW schools will be denied up to 90% of their Gonski funding for 2018 and 2019 under Malcolm Turnbull’s new schools funding plan. It brings home the cost of cuts to Gonski – fewer resources means fewer extra programs…

2017 Membership and Renewals now available

SPELD NSW is urging you to consider supporting our organisation by Joining / Renewing as a Member for 2017. SPELD NSW offers a free referral service which supports children and adults whose lives are affected by specific learning difficulties. Your membership will continue to help us provide this free advice and other services to children and…

Half price Membership and Renewals now!

SPELD NSW is urging you to consider supporting our organisation by Joining / Renewing as a Member for 2016. SPELD NSW offers a free referral service which supports children and adults whose lives are affected by specific learning difficulties. Your membership will continue to help us provide this free advice and other services to children and…

Understanding Learning Difficulties: A Guide for Parents (2015 Ed.)

Understanding Learning Difficulties: A Guide for parents is designed to provide parents, caregivers, and/or family members of children with learning difficulties with a greater awareness and understanding of the impact learning difficulties can have on children during their school years. This Australian resource provides an overview of the nature of learning difficulties and the diagnostic…

SPELD NSW AGM and SGM 29th February 2016

We welcome each and every member to attend our Special General Meeting and our Annual General Meeting which will be held on the 29th of February 2016.  This last year has been full of changes to the organisation and we would like to share them with you and thank you for your support. The Management…

Tips and Tricks for Struggling Readers Workshop – for Teachers and Parents

Presented by Wendy Tweedie. Founder & Director of Phonics Books, UK (Dandelion Readers & Catch Up Readers). Passionate about teaching all children to read.   10th April 2017, 11am – 1pm. Cost: $25.00 for Members, and $40.00 for Non-Members. Bookings Essential as we can only cater for small groups. RSVP: Tel: 02 9739 6277 or…

Understanding Learning Difficulties Professional Development

An essential new resource for teachers and school psychologists Presented by Educational Psychologist Mandy Nayton Mandy Nayton is the Executive Officer of DSF Literacy and Clinical Services. She is an educational and developmental psychologist and qualified teacher with extensive experience in the field of literacy education. Mandy supports schools with literacy planning and recommends appropriate…