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As part of the recent Review of the Australian Curriculum, Auspeld prepared two submissions outlining a number of issues of concern with the proposed draft curriculum.
Macquarie University Reading Clinic is running this excellent workshop examining anxiety in struggling readers online on 13th October.
Little Learners Love Literacy has added some more dates for their popular 2 day Online Workshop.  Also see their free webinars to keep up to date with teaching and assessments using Little Learners.
This month Vanessa celebrates ten years with SPELD NSW. The team estimates Vanessa has helped around 10,000 families during this time. 
Check out the full list of in person and online workshops available from Multilit from August - December 2021, including new MiniLit Sage.
SPELD NSW welcomes the news from Sarah Mitchell, NSW Minister for Education that Decodable Readers will be given every kindergarten class.
To help families who are supporting students learning at home SPELD NSW share some of our favourite online family friendly resources for students learning to read.
A series of workshops from Macquarie Uni. Reading Clinic to learn about evidence-based approaches to reading comprehension instruction - including vocabulary, morphology, and guided discussion.
Think Forward Educators - a community of educators - teachers, school leaders, specialists, allied health professionals, parents and researchers.
Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham 5 Day Basic Literacy Training will be held in Sydney this July and August. 
SPELD NSW is seeking an Office and Finance Coordinator to join our friendly team working full time at our Parramatta office. Apply online.
One of Macquarie University Reading Clinic's most popular workshops, it explores how working memory and reading skills may be related, and what this means for children with dyslexia. . Next Online Workshop: Tuesday 22nd June 2021.
Free webinar on literacy strategies and content to support learners with Specific Learning Difficulties, presented by Scanning Pens Australia next Wednesday, 19th May at 4pm.
Six new SOUNDS-WRITE Training dates just added: Face to Face in NEWCASTLE, PORT MACQUARIE and PARRAMATTA and ONLINE.
At the March 2021 Annual General Meeting SPELD NSW Chair Rhonda Filmer presented three long-standing members with honorary Life Membership.
Auspeld Reviews

As part of the recent Review of the Australian Curriculum, Auspeld prepared two submissions outlining a number of issues of concern with the proposed draft curriculum.

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Anxiety in Poor Readers – Macquarie Uni webinar in October

Macquarie University Reading Clinic is running this excellent workshop examining anxiety in struggling readers online on 13th October.

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Little Learners 2 Day Online Workshops and Regular Free Webinars

Little Learners Love Literacy has added some more dates for their popular 2 day Online Workshop.  Also see their free webinars to keep up to date with teaching and assessments using Little Learners.

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Congratulations Vanessa
Congratulations Vanessa Maher 10 Years Service at SPELD NSW

This month Vanessa celebrates ten years with SPELD NSW. The team estimates Vanessa has helped around 10,000 families during this time. 

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Multilit Professional Workshop Calendar: August-December 2021

Check out the full list of in person and online workshops available from Multilit from August – December 2021, including new MiniLit Sage.

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SPELD Decodable Readers
New South Wales primary schools to receive Decodable Readers

SPELD NSW welcomes the news from Sarah Mitchell, NSW Minister for Education that Decodable Readers will be given every kindergarten class.

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Reading Resources to Use at Home

To help families who are supporting students learning at home SPELD NSW share some of our favourite online family friendly resources for students learning to read.

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Macquarie Uni. Workshops on Reading Comprehension Instruction in Aug-Sept 2021

A series of workshops from Macquarie Uni. Reading Clinic to learn about evidence-based approaches to reading comprehension instruction – including vocabulary, morphology, and guided discussion.

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Think Forward Educators
Think Forward Educators

Think Forward Educators – a community of educators – teachers, school leaders, specialists, allied health professionals, parents and researchers.

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Yoshimoto Dyslexia Training Sydney, Begins July 2021

Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham 5 Day Basic Literacy Training will be held in Sydney this July and August. 

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New position – Office and Finance Coordinator

SPELD NSW is seeking an Office and Finance Coordinator to join our friendly team working full time at our Parramatta office. Apply online.

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Working Memory and Learning Difficulties Online Workshop

One of Macquarie University Reading Clinic’s most popular workshops, it explores how working memory and reading skills may be related, and what this means for children with dyslexia. . Next Online Workshop: Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

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Live Literacy Strategies Webinar: The Literacy Iceberg, Accessibility Must-Haves & More

Free webinar on literacy strategies and content to support learners with Specific Learning Difficulties, presented by Scanning Pens Australia next Wednesday, 19th May at 4pm.

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Sounds-Write Training for Teachers – 6 new dates

Six new SOUNDS-WRITE Training dates just added: Face to Face in NEWCASTLE, PORT MACQUARIE and PARRAMATTA and ONLINE.

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Three new Honorary SPELD NSW Life Members

At the March 2021 Annual General Meeting SPELD NSW Chair Rhonda Filmer presented three long-standing members with honorary Life Membership.

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COVID-19 SPELD NSW Requirements for Visitors

Visitors are welcome to the SPELD NSW offices for assessments, to attend professional learning events, to visit the bookstore and for scheduled meetings with SPELD NSW staff members.  Before visiting the SPELD NSW office please review this COVID-19 Safety Information.

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Assessment and treatment approaches for children with reading and spelling difficulties

One of Macquarie University Reading Clinic’s most popular and highly-rated workshops presented by Clinic Director Associate Professor Saskia Kohnen is now being offered as a two-day series online workshop in April 2021.

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School is back and phonics is mandated as compulsory for all NSW primary school students

Listen to the interview on ABC Radio about phonics which is now mandated in New South Wales with the start of the school year.

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SPELD NSW is hiring a psychologist

SPELD NSW is seeking a registered psychologist who is keen to further develop their skills in providing psycho-educational assessments for children and adults as part of our assessments team. This position is 4 days per week.

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Member Spotlight Riverwood Public School

Anne Davis, Principal, Sophie Roberts, Deputy Principal Instructional Leader and Julie Mavlian, Learning & Support Teacher from Riverwood Public School share their involvement with SPELD NSW.

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Auspeld Reviews

As part of the recent Review of the Australian Curriculum, Auspeld prepared two submissions outlining a number of issues of concern with the proposed draft curriculum.

Reading Resources to Use at Home

To help families who are supporting students learning at home SPELD NSW share some of our favourite online family friendly resources for students learning to read.

Think Forward Educators

Think Forward Educators – a community of educators – teachers, school leaders, specialists, allied health professionals, parents and researchers.

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