Useful links

 

Speech Pathology Australia

Speech Pathology Australia is the national peak body for the speech & language pathology profession in Australia. This website provides free information on speech, language and literacy development for parents and professionals.

 

Reading Doctor Software

ReadingDoctor® software is research based literacy improvement software for children learning to read. It is used widely throughout Australian homes and schools. It was created by ASPS founder and director Dr Bartek Rajkowski and is used regularly by our clinicians. 

 

Speech-Language-Therapy dot com

An outstanding source of information about speech sound disorders, language difficulties and literacy development for parents, speech language - language pathologists as well as anyone else seeking information about children's communication development. Compiled by leading speech - language pathologist Dr. Caroline Bowen, PhD.

 

Reading Reform Foundation

From the website, "The Reading Reform Foundation is a non-profit-making organisation. It was founded by educators and researchers who were concerned about the high functional illiteracy rates among children and adults in the United Kingdom and in the English-speaking world. 

 

SPELD

SPELD SA is a non profit organisation that provides advice and services to children and adults with specific learning difficulties and those who care for, teach, and work with them. This is the link to the South Australian branch.

 

Australian Dyslexia Association

The Australian Dyslexia Association works nationally across every state of Australia to better the literacy outcomes of all students at risk of or identified as having dyslexia or a related difference.
 

Children of the Code

This excellent website is a great resource for learning about reading research. It discusses the importance of reading and the challenges involved in breaking the code of written language. It includes over one hundred interviews with leading neuroscientists, psychologists, reading researchers, educators, historians, economists, technologists and policy leaders on the subject of literacy.

 

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative from the USA offers information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how adults can help.

 

Talking Point

Talking Point is a website providing information about communication development and disability. The website offers free information for parents and professionals regarding speech, language and communication in children.