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SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES/DIFFICULTIES IN CLASS

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SUPPORTING STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES/DIFFICULTIES IN CLASS
Karen Starkiss

A workshop for Support Staff and Tutors at Institutes of Further Education: Colleges and TAFES

Date: Friday 4 May 2018
Venue: Level 2/54-58 Wells St, Frankston VIC 3199
15 Free places only! !!
Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is for support staff and/or tutors covering any type of class whether it is plumbing, Early Childhood, VCAL or Business Management.

Why Should I attend?
There will be a number of students in your classes who have some type of Specific Learning Difficulty. They have faced years of feeling ‘stupid’ or inadequate because their needs were not met. Learn how you can support these students

Is this Just about Students with Dyslexia?
Dyslexia is the most common learning difficulty however strategies and approaches that suit them will suit students with other learning disabilities

Workshop outline: This workshop will be practical and will provide many ideas, approaches and resources that you can use immediately with your students.

Workshop content includes:
• The main symptoms of students with Learning difficulties you might support
• What are the specific challenges faced by people with Learning Difficulties
• The range of strategies students can use to overcome their learning difficulties
• How you can support students in class and enable them to reach their potential
• Tools and Technologies to help students access the curriculum and demonstrate their understanding
• Lots of ideas and practical activities to support learners
• Useful websites with free resources to support the teacher and the students

Sponsored by the National Disability Coordination Officer Program for Southern Melbourne
Proudly hosted by SkillsPlus and Brace.

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