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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.

COMING EVENTS     ..............................................................................................................

Apps: Planning, Mind Maps and Writing.

Tools to Support Struggling Students.

Fiona Balfe and John Vincent.    Fiona's presentation notes.

Date: Thursday 18th August 2016:

At: Presbyterian Church Hall, 8 Park Road, Cheltenham

Email: ylynch@hotkey.net.au         Flyer

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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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 DYSLEXIA: SUPPORTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR STUDENTS    

  Thursday 15 September, 7pm - 9pm   Box Hill Library    Flyer 

In this session, professional educators from TTR4L will demonstrate the different apps, software and other available technology including the following:

  • Optical Character Recognition
  • iReadWrite 
  •   ClaroSpeak+
  • A+Spelling
  • Speech to text / text to speech
  • Siri
  •   Utilising technology on your iPhone/tablet
  •   iTalk

Plus other apps and software that support reading and writing.

 Bookings essential at wml.spydus.com/events  Search Dyslexia in search box

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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

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NEWS!      Dyslexia Screening -  Age article about dyslexia screening inPrep at Bentleigh West Primary School.      Link

 

Congratulations to Sarah Asome - awarded Victorian Primary Teacher 2015.

 

 

Well done Sarah!

 

 

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Nessy Learning now offers training for dyslexia awareness. The training is a 2-hour introduction for teachers and learning assistants to aid  the recognition of dyslexia and provide strategies for teaching dyslexic children. The on-demand, self-directed content is accessible anytime, anywhere, from any device with internet access.

Click here to find out more and sample one of the modules.

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Phonics On-Line Training - Still 50% Discount!

Phonics On-Line training course has now been running for some 6 months and they have had some outstanding feedback and testimonials from around the world.    http://www.phonicstrainingonline.com/

 
 
 
 
 
 
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