Staff at S.P.E.E.C.H. can provide assessment and intervention for school aged children to support their ongoing oral language development, their social skills and literacy development. There is a strong link between delays in speech and language in the early years and later difficulties learning at school.
We work collaboratively with other professionals and schools to help understand your child’s learning needs, provide intervention, and share recommendations for their learning environment.
Decodable Readers Australia provides resources to support teaching
Children are not WIRED TO READ in the same way that they are for learning to talk. Explicit teaching in a clear, systematic and step by step manner is necessary for developing the ability to read and write. Teaching reading in this way is helpful for all, harmful to none and crucial for some. Reading resources that help support this method of teaching are called decodable readers and can be found at Decodable Readers Australia.
The simple view of reading is
Reading = Decoding x Comprehension
The five essential skills that need to be taught include
A detailed overview of these skills can be found on the five from five website.