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How to make evidence-based decisions about treatments for poor readers

Macquarie University Reading Clinic Professional Development Workshops The goal of this workshop is to equip people with the knowledge and practical skill needed to make evidence-based decisions about reading interventions. Time, Date and Location: 9:00 am – 1 pm Wednesday, 10 October 2018 MGSM Macquarie Park Executive Centre About the speaker: Professor McArthur is the Director of the Macquarie University Reading Clinic, and Head of the Department of Cognitive Science at Macquarie... [More]

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Assessment and treatment approaches for children with reading and spelling difficulties

Macquarie University Reading Clinic Professional Development Workshops Dr Saskia Kohnen will present a one-day workshop on the evidence-based assessment and treatment of reading and spelling difficulties focussing on primary school aged children. Time, Date and Location: 8:45am – 4pm March 2019, exact date TBC MGSM Macquarie Park Executive Centre About the speaker: Dr Saskia Kohnen is the Clinical Director of the Macquarie University Reading Clinic and an Associate Investigator in... [More]

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Teaching Vocabulary to Improve Reading Comprehension

Macquarie University Reading Clinic Professional Development Workshops Guest presenter: Dr Danielle Colenbrander (University of Bristol, UK) Dr Danielle Colenbrander will present a one-day workshop on evidence-based methods for teaching vocabulary knowledge to primary school aged children, where the ultimate aim is improving reading comprehension. Time, Date and Location: 9:00am – 4pm May 2019, exact date TBC MGSM Macquarie Park Executive Centre About the speaker: Dr Danielle... [More]

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Working Memory and Reading Difficulties

Macquarie University reading Clinic Professional Development Workshops Research has consistently demonstrated verbal working memory deficits in children with dyslexia, and has shown that not only do these deficits not get better over time- but that they may even increase with age. Recently, working memory programs have been introduced to the market as a way to improve reading skills. Despite quite an abundance of research, and the promotion of working memory training, it is still... [More]

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How to teach multi-syllabic word reading and spelling

Macquarie University Reading Clinic Professional Development Workshops Guest presenter: Dr Karen Smith-Lock (Curtin University, Perth) This workshop will present evidence based techniques to teach the reading and spelling of multisyllabic words. Time, Date and Location: 9:00am – 4pm June 2019, exact date TBC MGSM Macquarie Park Executive Centre About the speaker: Dr. Smith-Lock is a speech pathologist, linguist and psychologist. She is an Associate Investigator with the ARC Centre... [More]

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