Useful Links

Speech Pathology Australia Association

The national body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.

http://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/

Speech Pathology Australia Fact Sheets

Fact sheets available from the national body for the speech pathology profession in Australia.

http://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/publications/fact-sheets

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) 

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing support for Australians with disability, their families and carers.

https://www.ndis.gov.au 

Hanen Centre

The Hanen Centre provides parents, caregivers, early childhood educators and speech-language pathologists with the knowledge and training they need to help young children develop the best possible language, social and literacy skills. This includes children with or at risk of language delays and those with developmental challenges such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, including Asperger Syndrome.

http://www.hanen.org/

Spalding Education Australia

Spalding Education Australia is an organisation committed to the rigorous training of professionals in using The Spalding Method. The Spalding method is a total language arts approach, providing instruction in spelling, writing, listening, reading decoding and comprehension, punctuation, grammar and vocabulary. 

http://www.spaldingaustralia.com.au

Australian Stuttering Research Centre

The purpose of the Australian Stuttering Research Centre is to establish and disseminate knowledge about stuttering and its treatment.

http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/asrc/about_us/index.shtml

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

The Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publicly funded charity whose mission is to strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia so that each child is afforded their best opportunity to develop speech and communication.

http://www.apraxia-kids.org/

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia’s leading service provider for autism and other disabilities.

http://www.autismspectrum.org.au

 

Board of Studies – Years K-6 English Syllabus

A link to the governments English Syllabus for Years K-6

http://k6.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/go/English

Board of Studies – Year 7-10 Syllabuses

A link to the governments English Syllabus for Years 7-10

http://www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_sc/

NSW Department of Education and Communities: NSW Literacy Continuum K-10

Expectations of literacy development in children according to their year group.

http://www.curriculumsupport.education.nsw.gov.au/literacy/assets/pdf/continuum/k6_contin_2012.pdf

Raising Children Network

A popular Australian parenting website.

http://raisingchildren.net.au

Kidspot Australia

A popular Australian parenting website.

http://www.kidspot.com.au/

PEERS

A social skills training programme for adolescents and young adults.

http://www.peersaustralia.com.au 

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