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Junior Primary

IS THEIR CHAT ON TRACK? SUPPORTING CHILDREN'S SPEECH AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

PRESENTED BY LIBERTY GATES, SPEECH PATHOLOGIST

This workshop is intended for all staff working with children in the age range 3-8 years, which includes Child

Care Centres, Preschools, Kindergartens, Early Learning Centres and Junior Primary schools. The workshop
explores how to enrich learning experiences for all children including those who have a disability,
developmental delay or those who are experiencing difficulties in learning.

This workshop will include information and practical strategies about:

- Understanding the basics of speech and language development
- Where do things go wrong? How to tell when children might be having difficulties
  with speech or language
- Understanding how speech and language difficulties affect early literacy
- Examples and ideas using toys, games, books and other resources to help develop
  speech and language skills.

FLIER

Event Date 26/02/2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 26/02/2018 3:30 pm
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00

WHAT'S 'DYS' ALL ABOUT? UNDERSTANDING LEARNING DIFFICULTIES AND DISABILITIES

PRESENTED BY HELEN BROOMHALL, CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGIST

This workshop is suitable for staff who are working in primary schools across the three education sectors in South Australia. This includes school and curriculum leaders, classroom teachers, special education coordinators, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school assistants. It is an ideal opportunity for a team to attend to enhance the implementation of strategies in the school environment. It is interactive with a practical focus and will include:

  • Early warning signs in the primary years
  • Specific Learning disorders – dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia and more
  • Related difficulties such as attention, working memory and executive function
  • Understanding psychoeducational assessment reports
  • Myth-busting and misconceptions
  • Current research and practice
  • Underlying processing problems- recognising them and what to do about them
  • Understanding the impacts on children’s emotional wellbeing and resilience
  • Practical suggestions and resources to use in the classroom environment.

FLIER

Event Date 19/03/2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 19/03/2018 3:30 pm
Individual Price $145.00
$145.00


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