Achieving Effective Outcomes: Language, Learning and Literacy

Conference proceedings: click here    (PDF 4.85 MB)

12th September 2013

Life changing events for a child with Asperger's, language disorder, and dyslexia. (3.66MB)

Andrew Fildes, SHINE, (The Andrew Dean Fildes Foundation)

 

Assessing spoken and written language as reciprocal processes to know what to do next.  (8.20MB)

Professor Nickola Wolf Nelson, Program Director, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University

 

 

Who is at most risk for language and learning and literacy difficulties? (1MB)       

Dr Paul Hutchins, Staff Specialist Child Development Unit, The Sydney Children’s Hospital Network and Honorary Senior Paediatric Consultant, CHERI

 

 

Working together to improve language outcomes. (2.87MB)               

Kate Short, Associate Lecturer (Speech pathology), Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney       

 

 

‘I’ve still got it, haven’t I?’: The why’s and how’s of supporting adolescents with language impairment. (1.72MB)

Dr Julia Starling, Speech Pathologist and President of the Learning Difficulties Coalition of NSW

 

 

Sight word and phonics training in children with dyslexia.  (1.71MB)       

Associate Professor Genevieve McArthur,  ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University

 

 

Collaborative, evidence based understanding of students with Autism spectrum disorder  (1.88MB)

Ms Rebecca Sutherland,   Speech Pathologist, Child Development Unit, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Positive Partnerships, Autism Spectrum Australia              

 

Friday 13th September

Using a curriculum- and classroom-based context to work with children with language/literacy disorders: Part I (7.23MB)

Professor Nickola Wolf Nelson, Program Director, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University

 

The role of benchmarks and curriculum-based measurement in making instructional decisions within a response to intervention model.  (675KB)            

Dr Alison Madelaine, Lecturer, Macquarie University Special Education Centre

 

 

Reading difficulties: If pain persists, consult…? (484KB)

Dr Roslyn Neilson, Speech-Language Pathologist, Language, Speech and Literacy Services

 

Using a curriculum- and classroom-based context to work with children with language/literacy disorders: Part II (7.23MB)

Professor Nickola Wolf Nelson, Program Director, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University

 

 

Achieving effective language, learning and literacy outcomes for children from NESB backgrounds: Challenges and evidence.            

Associate Professor Cori Williams, Deputy Head, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University

 

 

Effective outcomes start with effective assessment. (1.84MB)

Marcia Williamsz, Dr Chelvi Ganesalingam, Jenny Scott, Dr Paul Hutchins, NSW Centre for Effective Reading