Please find below links to Australian support networks and evidence-based resources for Specific Learning Disabilities
This AUSPELD Guide has been designed and produced to provide parents and carers with current information about the nature of learning disabilities in children, and to offer practical guidance on the most appropriate identification, intervention and support.
Australian SLD support network
An association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to evidenced-based practice for students with learning difficulties
Australian advocacy and awareness network
NSW SLD support network
Dyslexia-SPELD - Literacy and Clinical Services (plus training and resources to purchase)
Learn about the 5 key areas of evidence-based literacy instruction, including synthetic phonics
Australian training available for this linguistic phonics program, highly recommended by AUSPELD
Australian Speech Pathologist - Alison Clarke - Information and Resources
DIBELS ® (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills) assess literacy skills to detect risk and monitor the development of early literacy and early reading skills in kindergarten through eighth grade (USA)
The Free Primary Word Reading, Spelling and Learning Curriculum. A ready-to-teach, comprehensive, core literacy skills curriculum which covers the key language and literacy skills of phonology, orthography, morphology/etymology and semantics.
An Australian Project to share the Science of Reading resources for free
Teaching slides, decodable texts, home practice and activities all in a synthetic phonics sequence.
Direct, systematic instruction for writing program and resources
Australian systematic, synthetic phonics program and resources
Excellent resources to understand processing, working memory, SLD and ADHD. If we understand ourselves or others, the world is a better place.
'Twice Exceptional' refers to a child with high IQ and a SLD. This is a group is great support for giftedness and the families
Website/magazine committed to helping people understand ADHD and the brain. Includes information on all 3 presentations, recent research and symptom checkers