Moves are afoot to make the most of neurodiversity in the New Zealand workplace. Three big companies are backing a new certification programme they hope will change the world for neurodiverse employees.
“Now I don’t know my ABC” comprehensively explores our literacy crisis. However SPELD NZ is concerned that the report barely addresses the one thing that could have the greatest impact – Structured Literacy.
Good news for dyslexic tertiary students – moves are underway to better support their learning needs. SPELD NZ is on the working party set up by the Tertiary Education Commission to help make this happen.
SPELD NZ is pleased to see major changes to the Ministry of Education’s Dyslexia and Learning Guide. SPELD NZ had a significant role in the consultation process. We believe this is a big step forward for dyslexic learners in the classroom.
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 manage it.