Links to Information and Support
The roundtable discussed support for students with dyslexia under three themes:
- understanding dyslexia
- creating dyslexia friendly learning environments
- empowering children and young people with dyslexia.
The ARC Centre of Excellence offers unique opportunities for interdisciplinary and international collaborative research in the study of cognition, its disorders, and their treatment. Research findings inform educational practice and the development of targeted treatment programs for children having difficulty acquiring reading skills.
LDA is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties through effective teaching practices based on scientific research – both in the classroom and through individualised instruction.
ADA are concerned with the well being, identification and educational intervention of all who struggle with aspects of spoken and written language.
The ADA believes that all individuals with dyslexia or a related difference deserve the right to understand their learning difference and have access to evidence based instruction.
A Not-for-Profit Organisation formed by the volunteers of the existing Australian Facebook Support Groups with a shared vision for all people with dyslexia to be understood, acknowledged, empowered and to have equal access to opportunity.
National campaigns include ‘Light It Red for Dyslexia’ and ‘My Red Letter for Dyslexia’.
SPELD organistations exist purely to support people with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Each state organisation has a range of useful information on their website to help inform the general public on current research and information on teaching and assisting those with learning difficulties and disabilities.
Please click on your state SPELD organisation to visit their website for more information.
Speech Pathology Australia aims to be an informed, influential and dynamic peak body of professionals striving for excellence and recognition for the profession of speech pathology and for the interests of our clients with communication difficulties.
Children need explicit instruction in the five essential components of reading in every classroom, every day. This should begin in the foundation year of school, when most children turn five years old.
Dyslexia SA Incorporated is a not for profit charity group, dedicated to empowering families and raising awareness of Dyslexia and concerned with the well-being and success of people with dyslexia and dyslexia type learning needs
Square Pegs Dyslexia Support and Advocacy Inc is a Tasmanian based incorporated association, established in 2013 with a vision to ensure all children in Tasmania with dyslexia and related learning differences have the opportunity to reach their potential and enjoy learning.