Information for teachers and professionals

How can we help?

SPELD NSW offers professional learning, resources and support to teachers and allied health professionals who work with children and adults with specific learning difficulties.  Whether you work in private practice or schools you can access our services.

Educators, teachers, tutors, speech pathologists, psychologists and occupational therapists can join SPELD NSW and be part of a community choosing evidence based instruction for reading, writing, spelling and maths.   

As a member of AUSPELD with a strong history of professional best practice you can count on SPELD NSW to keep you informed and up to date.

Professsional Learning

Due to the impact of COVID19 in our community, face to face professional development workshops in April, May and June have been postponed.  New dates to be announced soon.

SPELD NSW provides professional learning for teachers, tutors, speech pathologists and psychologists. Our workshops focus on evidence-based literacy and numeracy instruction and best-practice approaches to teach and support students with specific learning difficulties like dyslexia.

Sounds-Write Online Workshop – Expression of Interest

WHEN: Time and date to be confirmed

29 May 2020

Express your interest in taking part in an upcoming online Sounds-Write workshop. Sounds-Write is an evidence-based highly structured synthetic phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.
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Sounds-Write Face to Face Four-Day Workshop – Expression of Interest

WHEN: Time and date to be confirmed

1 January 2021

Add your name to our waitlist for future face to face four-day Sounds-Write workshops. Sounds-Write is an evidence-based highly structured synthetic phonics program utilising an exciting and highly successful approach to the teaching of reading, spelling and writing.
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Online Writing Workshop with Lyn Stone: The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword

WHEN: 1-2.30pm on 10, 17,

24 June 2020

Online seminar for teachers on how to get the most out of writing lessons with Lyn Stone.

Teachers' Certificate CourseREGISTRATIONS OPEN for 2020 Teachers' Certificate Course The specially tailored SPELD NSW Teachers’ Certificate Course takes place annually over six weekends. Early bookings and expressions of interest are encouraged.  Designed for learning support teachers and mainstream classroom teachers to update their skills and knowledge and for teachers interested in joining the SPELD NSW Referral Database as a Tutor Member.

Join SPELD NSW - Your membership directly supports ongoing advocacy, continued professional learning, family support and the SPELD NSW Infoline.

Membership benefits for you

  • Discounts at the SPELD NSW online store
  • Member discounts on professional learning and parent workshops
  • Stay Informed with Members e-News
  • Access to the SPELD NSW library including a wide range of decodable readers
  • Online Members' Resource Area with research, articles, blogs and videos

Membership options

Individual Membership

Best for individuals wishing to support the work of SPELD NSW.

Tutor Membership

Best for teachers with expertise and experience working with students with learning difficulties who wish to be placed on the SPELD NSW Referral Database and receive referrals.

Tutor members receive additional discounts on professional learning.

Professional Membership

Best for allied health professionals with expertise and experience working with students with learning difficulties who wish to be placed on the SPELD NSW Referral Database and receive referrals.

Professional members receive additional discounts on professional learning.

Online Store

You can purchase decodable readers, C-Pens, phonemic awareness kits, Understanding Learning Difficulties guides and other literacy and numeracy resources for schools, teachers, tutors, speech pathologists and families.

Little Learners Love Literacy

Dandelion Beginner Readers

Dandelion Catchup Readers

SPELD NSW Online Store

Information and resources

We’re a community of parents, school, educators and professionals with a shared commitment to early identification, effective intervention and support for students with specific learning difficulties. View resources to connect to evidence based practice.

Contact Us

If you are looking for support for your family, yourself, your student or your school contact us.

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