New Zealand’s leading provider of support for children and adults with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities.
SPELD NZ is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in assisting people with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities. For more than 50 years, we’ve helped many thousands of New Zealand children and adults nationwide.
SPELD NZ offers:
Our trained Assessors evaluate the skills involved in effective learning. Using the Woodcock-Johnson test batteries, they do in-depth assessment of each individual’s intellectual and educational strengths and weaknesses.
Our Teachers are all qualified classroom teachers with specialised SPELD NZ training. They provide personalised, evidence-based tuition targeting each student’s needs, based on their assessment report.
SPELD NZ trains teachers and assessors and offers professional development for all educators, families and caregivers.
Compelling evidence now shows that learning outcomes can be vastly improved with SPELD NZ’s specialised intervention.
All brains can learn to read this way.
Journalists Julie and David reflect on the evidence-based support that worked for their dyslexic daughter Poppy.
We work with:
Each year we help thousands of children with dyslexia and other specific learning disabilities (SLD).
Many adults still struggle with dyslexia/SLD. Our Teachers create individualised programmes targeting their learning and life needs.
We train assessors and teachers, and run courses for families, teacher aides, SENCO, Learning Support Coordinators and other educators.