Other Conferences and Research Seminars

This section provides a listing of non-SPELD SA Conferences from like minded organisations that are being held in South Australia, and some of note that are being held in other states.

Listings include links to Research Seminars and other professional learning opportunities of relevance to the area of specific learning difficulties.

All external events are publicised at SPELD SA's discretion, but SPELD SA accepts no responsibility for their value or the evidence base of what may be promoted.

SPELD special events

New South Wales

SPELD NSW 2019 Certificate Course - 6 weekends from 4 May to 22 September 2019

For Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties, 

This course is for teachers of students who have learning difficulties, mainstream classroom teachers who wish to update their teaching skills and who have teaching degrees, providing up-to-date research-based knowledge and skills concerning the acquisition of literacy and numeracy, to:

1.  Assess, diagnose and create specific programs to meet the needs of students with learning difficulties.
2.  Evaluate the research on spelling, early reading, comprehension, EAL/D, grammar, written expression and numeracy acquisition.
3.  Construct specific programs for learners with special needs, based on the findings of empirical research.

Click here for information and to register 

Professional Development in SPELD's in WA, QLD, NSW, VIC, SA

See individual state SPELD websites for information regarding relevant PD in the area of learning difficulties in each state.
For State SPELD contact details go to http://auspeld.org.au/state-associations

Upcoming LDA Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

August 2019 – Dr David Kilpatrick National Tour

Recent Advances in Understanding Word-Level Reading Problems:Assessment and Highly Effective Intervention
David will present full-day sessions focusing on how children learn to read words and why some struggle. Understanding word level reading development and its problems will guide both assessment and intervention. Once we understand how reading works and why some children struggle, the reasons why some commonly used intervention approaches provide limited benefits while others can yield very large gains for such students becomes clear, and then the focus is on establishing the best instructional and intervention practices.

SPELD SA members email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a promotion code.

Adelaide - Friday 16th August 2019 at The Junction, 470 Anzac Highway, Camden Park from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Registration from 8.15am. Morning tea and lunch is provided.

Click here to register and pay on-line
Click here to download a flyer
Click here for a single registration form
Click here for a Group of Five registration form.

To see Dr David Kilpatrick in other states click here

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