2402, 2016

Children risk being misdiagnosed in order to receive school funding support

In Australia, children who may require extra support at school only receive additional government funding if they fall into a recognised disability category. Consequently, parents of children with speech/language difficulties, dyslexia, auditory processing disorders, dyspraxia and other non specified developmental disorders, often report finding it very difficult to gain support for their [...]

402, 2016

Encourage your child’s vocabulary with this FREE game

Did you know that vocabulary development has been shown to have a significant impact on children’s comprehension skills, reading achievement and writing skills? Whilst some people may think that once a child starts talking the job is basically done, in actual fact there is still a very long way to [...]

212, 2015

Deciphering Dyslexia – Reading Difficulties in Children

The term “dyslexia” is familiar to many people, yet is quite misunderstood. Dyslexia may appear as difficulty reading unusual words like “yacht” in one person, yet may present in another person as difficulty reading nonsense words like “frop”. A reader with dyslexia may also misread words (such as reading slime [...]