Specific Learning Differences
Why children learning to read and spell English need to be experts in the sounds of speech. Article by Bartek Rajkowski, Ph.D. Speech & Language Pathologist.
Explaining Dyslexia to People you Meet
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Salespeople know that there is an art to getting their pitch down to a succinct speech that is short enough to share on an elevator ride with a stranger. People with dyslexia should be armed with the same ability to explain their learning difference quickly and concisely so that friends, family, co-workers, and teachers can better understand their struggles. Hereâ€™s a short and sweet breakdown of how to develop your own elevator pitch.
This easy to print graphic poster outlines the Strengths of people with Dyslexia.
Understanding Dyslexia. A graphic displayed on an easy to print poster.
The Gold Coast Dyslexia Support Group have produced a series of 9 useful Fact Sheets, including: What is Dyslexia, Key Indicators of Dyslexia, What causes Dyslexia and more..
Marion McMahon speaks to Radio Triple Y about Supporting people experiencing learning differences
Marion McMahon, Executive Officer of Speld Qld speaks to Sandy and Gary from Radio Triple Y 87.6FM about Learning Differences and how Speld Qld supports people experiencing Learning Differences.
Much-loved children's author Jackie French is the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014 and 2015. As the Children's Laureate Jackie will act as national and international ambassador for Australian children's literature, visiting every state and territory inspiring young people to tell their own stories and be part of an active literary culture. This prestigious national honour is the culmination of the work by the Australian Children's Literature Alliance (ACLA) to promote the transformational power of reading, creativity and story in the lives of young Australians. The theme for French's two-year term as the Children's Laureate will be 'Share a Story'.