APD can be an underlying cause of learning difficulty. (Many people with APD are also dyslexic.) The good news is APD is very treatable and we now have guidelines on how to screen, assess and [...]
Research has shown that reading is not a natural process, and it’s not a guessing game. Written language is a code.
RNZ National interview: Are our teachers adequately trained for students with learning difficulties?
For those who missed it, here's literacy expert, Professor Pamela Snow's interview on Radio New Zealand's Nine To Noon programme.
SPELD NZ has been a strong advocate for change for many years and hopes to play a key advisory role. Here's our formal submission to what the Government has announced so far.