• Inclusive Education
  • Psychology and Wellbeing

Specific Learning Difficulties - Secondary

PL # 11747
Starting on 12 Mar 2018
Cancellation permitted until 06 Mar 2018

Event registrations closed on 06 Mar 2018

Delivery Format :

Event registration is Closed

Description

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

Presenters

Rebecca Delaney(AISWA Staff)

Coordinator Inclusive Education
Rebecca Delaney<span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

Rebecca Delaney is an Inclusive Consultant for AISWA. Her expertise in Special and Inclusive Education has spanned over twenty five years both in the United Kingdom and Australia. Working in a variety of roles such as a specialist support assistant, teacher, tutor and Head of Department she has gained valuable training and knowledge, working alongside other professionals in Special Education. She has also experience in the field of Gifted Education and Early Childhood and has utilised this in a variety of different contexts in her career.

Julie Townsend(AISWA Staff)

Lead Psychologist
Julie Townsend<span>(AISWA Staff)</span>

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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Segments

Event Segment

Date / Time

12 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 and Wellbeing

School Area

  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)

Event Contact

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