literacy

The Literacy Specialist supports, supplements and extends classroom teaching, and works collaboratively to implement a quality reading program that is research-based and meets the needs of students.

Our Literacy Specialists has specialised knowledge of assessment and diagnosis that is vital for developing, implementing and designing instruction for individual students. Individualized support starts in the therapy room and then provided to classroom teachers, parents, other therapists and more to provide an effective reading program. 

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Literacy is more than just reading and writing. We develop the abilities of students to read, write, communicate and think these are all crucial components to literacy. Literacy is a foundational component to all learning and therefore, opportunities to develop literacy skills need to be embedded in every area within the school environment. 

Children will learn best when given an appropriate multisensory learning diet. This will lead to accurate and memorable use of phonics and sight words. Determining the most successful learning style can dramatically accelerate the acquisition of phonics. This assertion is backed up by an increasing weight of research. We believe in the multisensory approach experience for the learner, providing the platform for all children to succeed. Multi-sensory teaching naturally employs as many learning types as possible (visual, auditory, tactile, kinaesthetic).

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Our approach has been designed to include teaching elements such as:
• visual,
• auditory,
• tactile and
• kinaesthetic

Our multi-sensory teaching takes place in 6 key activities:
• writing
• building
• songs
• stories
• games
• technology

The ratio of activities will vary with age and ability, focusing on areas where most support is required.

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