ADCET Webinar: The Changing Face of Learning Disorder Diagnosis and Response
Tue 9 Aug 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm AEST
Online Event details
In this webinar, the changes that are taking place in the field of learning disorders and the impact these changes may have in a Tertiary education setting will be explored. Specifically, Mandy will aim to briefly review current Specific Learning Disability (SLD) diagnosis, the parameters of imputed disability and how best to determine the level of functional impact in individual cases. She will also discuss the ongoing need for (and value of) intervention, alongside effective and strategically chosen accommodations.
Mandy Nayton, CEO of DSF Literacy and Clinical Services and President, AUSPELD
Mandy is an educational and developmental psychologist and qualified teacher with extensive experience in the field of literacy education. Mandy is an ardent advocate for evidence-informed practice, supports schools with literacy planning and provides professional development in the areas of literacy acquisition and intervention, vocabulary development, working memory and cognitive load, learning difficulties and the assessment of learning disorders. Mandy is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Curtin University’s School of Allied Health, is a leading Australian LETRS Trainer, has conducted research in collaboration with UWA, Curtin and Macquarie Universities, and was awarded an OAM for her services to education in 2016.
The webinar is free to attend and it will be live captioned.
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ADCET is hosted by the University of Tasmania
Event times in your timezone
ACT, NSW, Qld, Tas, Vic 9 Aug 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
NT, SA 9 Aug 2022 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
WA 9 Aug 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
NZ 9 Aug 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm