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6 PD HOURS

Event Details

13/03/2020

9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Saxons Training Facilities - Level 6, 500 Collins Street, Melbourne

Primary and Secondary Teachers

$279 + GST

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Dyslexia – Practical Skills and Ideas to use in the Classroom

Dyslexia workshop will cover –

  • What is dyslexia?
  • Causes of dyslexia
  • Characteristics
  • Dyslexia and other learning difficulties
  • Dyslexia and Giftedness
  • What is Dyscalculia?
  • What is Dysgraphia?
  • What is Dyspraxia?
  • What is Auditory Processing Disorder?
  • What is Working Memory Disorder?
  • Case studies
  • Strategies to use in the classroom
  • Question time
  • Recommended readings
  • Resources
Presented by Critical Agendas

Emily Ballenden

Emily Ballenden is the founder of Emily’s Special Education Services, a specialist teacher and private SEN tutor. She holds a Bachelor of EducationP-12, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Learning and Leadership and a Master’s in Special Education. Currently based in schools as a specialist SEN educator, she works with students, parents, teachers and principals to customise ILPs and implement learning strategies. Emily has extensive experience in teaching SEN students and nurturing the individual educational needs of students with SLDs such as; Dyslexia, Working Memory Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder, ASD, ADHD and Giftedness. Emily runs interactive seminars with audience participation through discussions and question time.

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The best P.D. I have attended in living memory!” I loved every minute of this engaging, interesting and informative PD. And I have been teaching for 40+ years!

Susan Snooks

Passionate &  Authentic Speakers – Meaningful Strategies

Tamara Rundle

Inspirational Speakers –  the knowledge gained will be so beneficial in my classrooms

Libby Fullard.

Loved the passion of the Presenters

Ivana Ryan

Loved the honesty in the sharing of information and strategies

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