Tutor Positions Vacant
SPELD NSW needs more tutors
Do you have an interest in teaching children with Specific Learning Difficulties?
Then, why not become an annual, SPELD NSW tutor member?
One low annual membership fee entitles you to receive free referrals to your tutoring business, from your local community.
SPELD NSW does not govern your teaching methods, fee structure or tutoring appointment times.
SPELD NSW is a not-for-profit organisation that supports and assists children and adults with specific learning difficulties like dyslexia, and one way to help is through having a tutor database and in-house tutors.
Tutors will need:
For further information you can also contact SPELD NSW at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 9739 6277 between 10.00am to 2.00pm Monday to Thursday.
Norma Cowper Scholarship
A Literacy Legacy
Norma Cowper had a deep passion for reading and for literature. Norma worked in publishing as an editor for Readers Digest and for a number of other magasines. To honour his wife and in her loving memory, Stan Cowper is generously funding a scholarship for a Teacher from a NSW Regional area to undertake the 2014 “Certificate Course for Teachers of Children with Specific Learning Difficulties”.
The Norma Cowper scholarship will cover costs of travel and accommodation and provide a meal allowance for the six weekends of the course. It does not include the Registration Fee.
Applications close on 16 December, 2013
Christmas Cards and Gift Tags for sale
Primarily our sales are done through the Goodwill Charity Card Shop – this year located at Scots Church, Corner of York and Margaret Streets, City (just near Wynyard Station). Go there if you would like to inspect and buy our ten most popular cards (as well as other things that the Shop sells, such as Christmas wrapping, ribbon, calendars, etc). The Shop will be operating Mondays to Fridays from 8 October to 13 December, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.
In addition, our full range of cards are available for direct mail order sale from our office - either by email: email@example.com or by phone 02 9739 6277. We have both cards (with envelopes) for posting and smaller cards for putting on presents. Check out the catalogue above. Card orders will be mailed to buyers, for which, alas, we have to charge postage. A 10% discount is available for sales totalling over $50. Payment can be made either by credit card or direct bank transfer.
We look forward to your support!
SPELD Management Committee
Working Memory Resources
Working Memory Resources (Supplied by Mimma Mason, Bed MCogSc)
Youtube Clips (You can also view these video clips and many more by going to the SPELD NSW Youtube channel and checking out our "liked videos")
Working Memory Checklist (PDF 140KB)
Recorded Webinar: "The impact of working memory and language skills on academic achievement" - Highly popular webinar broadcast in July, presented by Mimma Mason (Cogmed Manager) and Angela Kinsella-Ritter (Consultant Speech Pathologist).
Working Memory Rating Scale (Link to purchase) - Question based assessment.
Alloway Working Memory Assessment (Link to purchase) - Task based assessment.