April 2020


Home learning tips

This week is the start of home learning for Term 2.

In this article we provide suggestions to support this transition of students with learning differences for their parents and teachers.


For parents we need to consider the

  • Emotional impact
  • The environment
  • Working with their strengths
  • Managing the challenges

For teachers we consider
  • Managing the emotional impact
  • Accommodations
  • Working with strengths and managing the challenges
We are here to help you with free, expert advice to support you and your child with any learning differences and home learning questions.

We have access to experts who can offer many suggestions and help.

Call us 027 2016951  or email

Your contribution makes a difference to the work we provide to support all people who learn differently.
The Ministry of Education have released
a kete of dyslexia resources.

They are aimed at schools and teachers however there are some resources within this kete that will be useful for parents.
This review highlights the helpful resources. 

Thank you for supporting our work in the community again and helping us make a difference. 
Scholarships may be available to subsidise the cost of assessor training
for applicants in the Southland and Otago Regions.

Do you have a passion for helping those with specific learning
disabilities (SLD) such as dyslexia?

Did you study psychology papers as part of your degree?

Application due April 24th 2020

Find out more about this
training here

Contact Chris,
Learning Differences Advisor

for any information or help you may need
027 201 6951

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