AUSPELD and SPELD NSW support the Year 1 Phonics Check

Why we support the Year 1 Phonics Check. Originally Posted in auspeld news, 11 Dec. 2017. Read AUSPELD’s submission supporting the national Year 1 Phonics check recently sent to all State and Territory Education Ministers… Last week, state and territory education ministers met to discuss the proposed Phonics Check – a 5-7 minute “Check” of…

SPELD NSW celebrates 50 years in 2018!

  It all started with a tireless volunteer – Mrs Yvonne Stewart, who founded the organisation in 1968 and who played a key part on its management committee until 1996. Mrs Stewart founded the association after learning about dyslexia, first from her daughter, who had come across it during her work as a speech therapist….

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…