Specific Learning Difficulties - Primary

PL # 11746

  • Starting on 6 Mar 2018
  • Cancellation permitted until 01 Mar 2018
  • Event registrations closed on 01 Mar 2018

Delivery Format :

This PL has been cancelled


Currently 20% of students in Australian schools experience learning difficulties.  Some students have missed school, others may have not received adequate instruction and yet others (3-5%) may struggle with a learning disability.  Difficulties, disabilities, disorders …. What do these terms mean? How do we tell the difference?

You will gain:

An understanding of the indicators of a Specific Learning Disability/Disorder (SLD)

An understanding of the process for identification of SLD and the role schools play

A deeper knowledge of effective teaching strategies that can be implemented to meet the needs of these students

*Lunch Provided


Kate Stannard (AISWA Staff)

Inclusive Education Consultant

Kate Stannard <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Kate Stannard joined the Inclusive Education team at AISWA in February 2017. She studied to be a Primary teacher in London, teaching there for a number of years before moving to Perth in 2005. Through her time in the classroom, Kate has developed a passion to see all students actively engaged with their own learning. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Education and English Literature, a Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership and a Masters of Education (Special Learning Needs).

Toni Tomlin (AISWA Staff)

Lead Psychologist

Toni Tomlin <span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Toni Tomlin is a Lead Psychologist with the AISWA School Psychology Service who has been working in Independent schools for almost 25 years. Toni has a special interest in autism, speech and language disorders, and trauma-informed practice.

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Event Segment

Date / Time

6 Mar 2018 Starts: 09:00 Finishes: 16:00

Delivery Format : In Person

AISWA Seminar Room (First Floor)

PL Hours : 7.00

Learning Area

  • Inclusive Education
  • Psychology + Wellbeing

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)
  • Middle Primary (3-6)

Event Contact

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