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.

Cost: Earlybird (before 31 July)  SPELD NZ members to attend both days – $490.
Earlybird non SPELD NZ members – $540.
(This includes lunches, plus morning and afternoon teas.)
SPELD NZ “Friend” membership – $40 (tax deductible).

REGISTER HERE! 

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

More details on topics and timetable coming soon.

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)

Benefiting from SPELD NZ teacher support, Jaimee went on to become a BArts graduate (majoring in English & Theatre), model, actress and tutor for at-risk youth.
Read more here.