Specialist 'gold-standard' learning support for students with an 'imputed' or identified profile of dyslexia.
Small group, intensive, evidence-based Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) Program for students with 'moderate to severe' dyslexia.
STARI is a small-group intervention for students in grades 7-9 who have an 'imputed' or identified profile of dyslexia.
The BRAVE program is an evidence-based intervention that is delivered in a one-on-one or small group setting. Your Educational Therapist may be best placed to focus on anxieties related to learning, reading, math, or school, for example.
'Talk for Writing' is a unique process that uses spoken activities to develop writing skills. It is used to support students with an 'imputed' or identified profile dysgraphia.
Dyslexia is also known as a specific learning disorder in reading.
Children and adults with dyslexia often have difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition and may also have difficulties with spelling, writing and reading comprehension.
Dyslexia is the most common learning difficulty impacting between 5-10 percent of people. Dyslexia also often runs in families. Dyslexia does not impact on a person’s intelligence and is not caused by vision difficulties. Dyslexia - SPELD NSW
Often these individuals, who have talented and productive minds, are said to have a language learning difference. Australian Dyslexia Association
Dysgraphia is also known as a specific learning disorder in written expression. It is a difficulty with spelling and written expression Children and adults with dysgraphia often have difficulties with handwriting, spelling, grammar, punctuation and organisation of written tasks. Dysgraphia Infosheet (speldnsw.org.au)
Dyscalculia is also known as a specific learning disorder in mathematics. People with dyscalculia often have difficulties mastering number sense, facts and calculations. Dyscalculia - difficulty with maths - SPELD NSW
An imputed disability is an undiagnosed disability the school team considers a student to have that is having a functional impact on their learning.
See this NCCD webinar for more information: https://www.nccd.edu.au/professional-learning/imputing-disability-nccd-webinar
At Thrive Specialist Resource and Community Centre each Educational Therapist is a specialist teacher.
“An educational therapist is a professional who is trained to understand an individual child’s learning challenges, and the patterns and behaviours he has developed to work around, or mask, his deficits.... they are focused on the whole child—that is, the emotional as well as cognitive factors involved in successful learning. (Child Mind Institute, https://childmind.org/article/what-is-an-educational-therapist/).
At ThriveTNG Inc. each of our Educational Therapists are specialists in the field of dyslexia. They have each achieved (or are achieving) an additional accreditation of AMADA (Associate Member of the Australian Dyslexia Association). This means that they are best placed to support your child, your family and your classroom teacher.
Thrive Teach Nurture Grow Inc.
Dyslexia Specialists Central Coast
Specialist Resource and Community Centre
M: 0447 256 118
Central Coast, NSW
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