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Welcome to our TTR4L group.

Resources and Learning (Literacy and Numeracy) Support - all ages

We are a group of professional and specialist educators providing information and support in the areas of Dyslexia, Language, Psychological Assessment, Dyscalculia and other Learning Difficulties.

Two New Guides from AUSPELD: Understanding Learning Difficulties. http://auspeld.org.au/2015/09/01/1008/

Understanding Learning Difficulties: A practical guide

Understanding Learning Difficulties: A guide for parents

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ADHD in Students for Professionals with Dr. Tim Edwards-Hart   by Kids Like Us Australia Limited

$31.38   Wed. 18 April 2018, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

  • Who: This event is for teachers and professionals.
  • Where: 125 Charman Road, Beaumaris, VIC 3193.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/adhd-in-students-for-professionals-with-dr-tim-edwards-hart-tickets-36676194485

 Event Information  This presentation will:

  • Provide a basic overview of the nature of ADHD
  • Summarise key approaches to managing ADHD including medication, therapy and behavioural strategies
  • Address common misconceptions regarding ADHD and its management
  • Describe common features of ADHD that teachers may recognise in students
  • Present some principles for helping students manage their ADHD at school, including some example strategies
  • Answer questions
  • Additional info: This professional learning satisfies the requirements of APST 1.1 (Physical, social and intellectual development of students) and 1.5 (Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities). It will also include content relevent to APST 1.2 (Understand how students learn) and 1.6 (Strategies to support full particpation of students with disability).

Dr. Tim Edwards-Hart, MAPS is a clinical psychologist working with adolescents and young adults (ages 13-25), especially those with ADHD and related conditions. His interest in adolescent wellbeing and youth leadership development are the product of more than 20 years of working with adolescents and young adults in both Australia and the USA.

 

Year 1 students could soon have to do a new reading and maths test.    WORD doc link

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-18/expert-panel-recommends-literacy,-numeracy-check-for-year-1/8954752?WT.mc_id=newsmail&WT.tsrc=Newsmail

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Dyslexia Explained 

 

This is a 'cool' explanation of dyslexia if you are looking for something to give to parents or teachers.

https://www.nessy.com/downloads/Dyslexia_Explained_UK.pdf

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Recommended Apps for Dyslexic Students booklet  - these are Apps we like.

Download copy in WORD document format.

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  News:  Every prep child to be screened for dyslexia under new program. The Age. April 2nd.  Link to article

Some comments about the assessment -

http://www.spelfabet.com.au/2016/04/is-the-new-victorian-learning-difficulties-screening-assessment-any-good/ 

Read the Facts Sheets on what the Government is promising to give to schools.

http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/department/Pages/inclusive-education-for-all.aspx

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 Looking to learn about phonics?

 A tried and tested Step by Step phonics programme is now available on line for free. 

  http://www.phonics4free.org/phonics-repository/lesson-index

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Check out  http://www.fivefromfive.org.au

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ACT Taskforce on Students with Learning Difficulties - Report    

http://www.det.act.gov.au/teaching_and_learning/learning-difficulties/resources

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
  Our mission is to support parents and improve teacher knowledge  

 

Media Release Thurs. 22 Sept.

Giving teachers tools to support students with learning difficulties. Link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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