Danielle Colenbrander Educational Advisor - SPELD NSW

Supporting children and adults with specific learning difficulties

SPELD NSW Team

Danielle Colenbrander

(BLibStud) University of Sydney, Master of Speech Language Pathology (MSLP), PhD Macquarie University
Educational Adviser

Danielle joined the SPELD team in 2021 as an educational advisor. She is a researcher in the Macquarie University Centre for Reading, and is interested in the relationships between spoken language skills, reading ability, and reading comprehension.

 

She qualified as a Speech Language therapist before completing her PhD on the role of oral vocabulary knowledge in reading comprehension. She has since worked with a variety of clinicians, teachers and schools in Australia and the UK to study vocabulary, morphology and reading comprehension instruction. She is also experienced at implementing professional learning in these areas.

 

“Being able to read fluently, and understand what you read, opens up a world of information that allows you to follow your interests and make informed choices. Every child should have that freedom. I love working with others with that goal in mind, bringing theory into practice and practice into theory.”

Manjita Gurung

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Charlotte Sefton

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Greg McLachlan

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Ingrid King

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Veronica Alexander

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Dr Jennifer Lorenzo

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Belinda Dekker

897

Vanessa Maher

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Melinda Matthews

895

Georgina Perry

894

Michelle Neil

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David Kinnane

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Jackie Connor

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David Rowlinson

889

Rhonda Filmer

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Nick de Jongh

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Kellie Lithgow

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Chantale Dorrington

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Heather Hossack

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