Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities, Hawkes Bay

22 Napier Road, Havelock North

Are you struggling to support a child or adult with dyslexia?
Are you a parent concerned about your child’s learning journey?
Are you a teacher/teacher aide who wants to reach more children in your classroom?
Are you a Learning Support Coordinator taking on a new role?
Are you aware of children who are disruptive, withdrawn, bright but not achieving?
Are you working with a child who is not progressing as you would expect?

Speld NZ’S two-day introductory course is for you!

Our Level 3 NZQA-approved Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) course gives great insights into what it’s like to have an SLD and why SLD occurs. It also offers constructive, practical strategies to help these learners in the classroom and at home.

This is a two-day course open to all. It runs from 9am to 3.30pm and includes a lunch break. You need to attend both days.

No prior qualifications are required to enrol. A certificate is issued on completion of the course.

Directors: Christel van Eyssen & Heather McNabb

All welcome. Ideal for parents/caregivers, employers, teacher aides, teachers, RTLB, LSC & SENCO.

This is an introductory course, suitable for those who have limited or no knowledge about SLD.
It gives insights into why specific learning disabilities occur, what it is like to have dyslexia or other SLD and offers strategies for helping these learners in the classroom and at home.
For a more in-depth course please talk to us about Speld NZ’s NZQA-approved Level 5 teacher training or Assessor training.

Cost includes course notes and morning teas. Earlybird pricing finishes on 4 November 2020.

Speld NZ Friend membership costs $40pa and a membership form can be downloaded at the link below, along with a registration form for this course.

As Speld NZ is a registered charity, the Friend membership fee is tax deductible.

To register complete the form

To contact us email: or phone: 0800 773 536

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Fri 20th Nov 2020, 9:00am

Sat 21st Nov 2020, 9:00am


Redemption Point Church Hall, Havelock North, Hawke's Bay / Gisborne

22 Napier Road, Havelock North

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