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SLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) Nelson Inc is a local association that uses evidence-based information to work with SLD learners. They are a part of LDANZ.


SLD are grateful to all speakers who are donating their time and sharing their knowledge and resources.

A SLD Nelson course for parents and teacher aides-

Power to the Parents

Presented by Carla McNeil

Category: Dyslexia, specific learning difficulties, parents, teacher assistants


Date:     Thursday 13th June, 9-12:30pm

Where: Te Rito Maioha, Duncan Cotterill Building, Bridge St, Nelson (opposite Suter Gallery)      


Cost: $120 Incl. GST pp (morning tea included)

Target audience: Parents and teacher assistant

(for teachers, SENCOS and school leaders click here)

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Carla McNeil (Founder and Director of Learning Matters Ltd) is an Educational Consultant specialising in Learning Support. Her passion, authenticity, and experience as a School Principal, Classroom Teacher, Maths Advisor and Parent of a child with SLD' s, positions her as the ideal person to walk alongside you in your bid to make a dif erence to your own child, students and across the education sector. Utilising a blend of current research and practical strategies Carla will equip you with knowledge and strategies which will make a difference.

Let's build your knowledge and action in the following areas:

  • Literacy Difficulties Defined

  • The Reading Process

  • Phonological Awareness explained

  • Developing Reading Fluency

  • Sight Word techniques

  • Strategies for Behaviour Challenges

  • Developing a Learning Plan