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.

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).

Contributions by;
Lisa M Henderson, lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of York, York, UK
Robert H Taylor, consultant ophthalmologist, Department of Ophthalmology, York Hospital, York, UK,
Brendan Barrett, professor of visual development, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Bradford, Bradford, UK
Philip G Griffiths, consultant ophthalmologist, St Bernard’s Hospital, Gibraltar

Treating Reading Difficulties with Colour

Colors, colored overlays, and reading skills – by Uccula A, Enna M and Mulatti (2014) from Front. Psychol.

MUSEC Briefing – Irlen Lenses and Overlays (pdf)

Joint Statement – Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, And Vision (pdf) – from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

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

Rowe Inquiry Spelled Out How Children Can be Taught to Excel in Reading By Gregor Ramsey

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

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

The Gonski Report – Implications for students with learning disabilities

National Action Paper: Helping People With Dyslexia (2010)

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

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

Synthetic Phonics © DSF Literacy Resources PDF

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

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