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69 Goodwood Rd
Wayville, SA, 5034

1300 66 99 40

Reading Doctor® Software is being described by educators as a breakthrough in teaching children to read and spell. Our computer software and tablet apps strengthen skills found through research to be crucial in helping students of all ages to improve their literacy skills. Teaching vital reading skills such as phonological & phonemic awareness, letter-sound knowledge, decoding and sight word recognition is easy with our unique, multi-sensory, patent pending teaching platform. Reading Doctor® Software is designed by leading speech-language pathologist and reading development expert Dr. Bartek Rajkowski, PhD. Regardless of whether you are a teacher, a reading specialist, a person learning English or a parent, we sincerely hope our programs become your favourite teaching tool!

Not as easy as ABC! How we learn to read & why so many students find it difficult. A summary of current research and practical suggestions to help students succeed.

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Not as easy as ABC! How we learn to read & why so many students find it difficult. A summary of current research and practical suggestions to help students succeed.

  • Wonthaggi Club 16 McBride Avenue Wonthaggi, VIC, 3995 Australia

THE WORKSHOP

Part 1 - The Latest in Literacy Research: How do children learn to read? Why do some students struggle with reading?

An Introduction to:

  • The sounds of English: phonemes
  • Writing in sounds: graphemes
  • Beats in words: syllables
  • Units of meaning: morphemes
  • Regular and irregular words

The Reading Process

  • How children learn to read and which skills are important in reading

Why Some Students Struggle with Reading

  • The latest in reading research
  • What Dyslexia is, and what causes it
  • What is phonological processing?
  • What causes phonological processing difficulties?
  • What are phonological representations?

Teaching Kids to Read

  • Why teaching reading is difficult
  • What research tells us about how best to teach students to read
  • What is the best way to teach children with learning difficulties to read?

Part 2 - Using Reading Doctor programs and apps

This workshop will also cover an overview of Reading Doctor apps.

How does Reading Doctor Software work and how does the program and apps help teach:

  • Letter sounds
  • Blending
  • Consonant blends
  • Segmentation
  • Whole word recognition
  • 1st 200 sight words 

As well as other practical suggestions for teaching students to read based on Dr Bartek Rajkowski's clinical experience.

This event is being run by South Gippsland Learning Differences, tickets can be purchased through HERE.   For More information contact: sglearningdiff@hotmail.com or call/text Kerry Harvey 0419 781 577.