Articles

The articles and reports displayed on this website have been specially selected by the AUSPELD committee. They represent current research and best practice for supporting people with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia.

 

Hard Words: Why aren’t kids being taught to read

 

Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia and Vision: by The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists

 

An Overview of Structured Synthetic Phonics Program Sequences
Excerpt from DSF Literacy & Clinical Services Spring 2018 Bulletin

 

Synthetic Phonics © DSF Literacy Resources

 

Bold beginnings: The Reception curriculum in a sample of good and outstanding primary schools
The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (UK)

 

MUSEC Briefing – Irlen Lenses and Overlays

 

The Gonski Report – Implications for students with learning disabilities

 

Balanced Reading Programs: What are they?
by Mandy Nayton / Executive Officer / DSF Literacy and Clinical Services

 

Archived Articles

 

Government’s response to the report submitted in 2010 – ‘Helping people with dyslexia: a national action agenda’ (2012)

 

National Action Paper: Helping People With Dyslexia (2010)

 

The Rose Report – Identifying and Teaching Children and Young People with Dyslexia and Literacy Difficulties (2009)

 

Literacy, Inquiries, Research, Policies, Specific Learning Difficulties: Realities (AUSPELD Focus Paper 2007)

 

Petition: Dyslexia to be recognised as a disability by the Australian Federal Government

 

Petition submitted: ‘Dyslexia to be recognised as a disability by the Australian Federal Government’

 

AUSPELD’s Submission to the National Inquiry Into The Teaching of Literacy (2005)