SPELD Conference 2019 - Lifting Literacy

LIFTING LITERACY
- Empowering neurodiverse learners

Auckland – 28 & 29 September 2019
Stamford Plaza Hotel

An outstanding professional development opportunity. Internationally recognised experts will share their evidence-based strategies to help those who struggle with literacy.

CHECK OUT THE PROGRAMME HERE

Cost (Including GST) This includes lunches, plus morning and afternoon teas:
SPELD NZ members to attend both days – $540
Non SPELD NZ members to attend both days – $590
SPELD NZ members to attend one day – $305
Non SPELD NZ members to attend one day – $330
SPELD NZ “Friend” membership – $40 (tax deductible).

REGISTER HERE! 

Read about our conference presenters below and here (See Pages 4-7).

Conference Presenters

Dr Lillian Fawcett

Dr Lillian Fawcett
(Australia)

Literacy specialist and creator of the highly acclaimed, evidence-based Cracking the ABC Code resources and strategies. 
Read more here.

Professor Pamela Snow

Professor Pamela Snow
(Australia)

Registered psychologist, speech pathologist, author and researcher.  Professor Snow’s expertise spans the educational, health, welfare and justice sectors. She is passionate about improving literacy outcomes for children and adolescents at risk.   Read more here.

Sarah Sharpe

Sarah Sharpe
(New Zealand)

SPELD NZ trained teacher, researcher, advocate, consultant and creator of Kapiti College’s highly successful, specialist programme for neurodiverse learners.
Read more here.

Paul Russell

Paul Russell
(Australia)

Teacher and popular children’s author.  Inspiring reluctant readers and writers with stories based on his own experiences as a child with dyslexia.
Read more here.

Jaimee Wiggins

Jaimee Wiggins
(New Zealand)

Bullied and miserable through school as she struggled with dyslexia, Jaimee went on to become a BArts graduate, model, actress and tutor for at-risk youth.  She now works as a business advisor, helping CEOs learn how to make their workplaces diversity-friendly.

Read more here.