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THE WAY WE TEACH MOST CHILDREN TO READ SETS THEM UP TO FAIL

FEBRUARY 5, 2015 Alison Clarke co-authored this article. Alison is a speech pathologist at the Clifton Hill Child and Adolescent Therapy Group in Melbourne and is on Learning Difficulties Australia‘s Council. A new batch of Australian five-year-olds has just started school, eager to learn to read and write. Unfortunately for them, English has one of Read more…

Learning Difficulties Australia

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LDA Mission Statement Learning Difficulties Australia is an association of teachers and other professionals dedicated to assisting students with learning difficulties through effective teaching practices based on scientific research, both in the classroom and through individualised instruction. For more details of LDA activities, professional development opportunities and publications, visit our website at www.ldaustralia.org The dyslexia Read more…

Dyslexia – England – Guest Editorial

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Blog by Gordon Askew. Now (largely) retired. Until April 2014 Phonics Adviser to DfE. Former primary headteacher, consultant, lecturer, inspector and phonics trainer. No materials to sell. No services to sell. No vested interest at all. Unless otherwise acknowledged, all views here are my own. However I make no apology for being outspoken. Those many Read more…