The following is an outline of the services that SPELD SA provides to the community

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Assessments and Consultations

Psychological Assessments are conducted by a registered psychologist, who specialises in learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia.

Educational Consultations are offered as a service to parents of children who are struggling at school, even if the children have not been diagnosed with a learning difficulty, and adults concerned about their own learning difficulties. Our specialist teaching staff offer a 1hour session to discuss concerns about difficulties with learning and offer strategies, information and advice.

Software consultations are available concerning devices, equipment and software available to help people with specific learning difficulties.

  • Individual software consultations are for primary aged children through to adults and can be incorporated into an educational consultation.
  • Group software consultations for school staff can be tailored to suit your site.
  • A range of software is available for school staff and parent groups.
  • Software sampler sessions are also available in  SPELD SA workshops for individuals or groups to attend at SPELD SA.


SPELD SA maintains a database of tutors who provide Face-to-Face and Online tutoring for children and adults. Registered teachers can become a tutor on our tutor database (*selection criteria apply).

Online Resources

SPELD SA provides free online resources to the public for helping people with learning difficulties.

Workshops and Training

Workshops are presented by specialists in the field of specific learning difficulties for parents, teachers, SSOs and other professionals. SPELD SA members (individuals and schools) receive discounts on workshops.



Become a member of SPELD SA to support the work that SPELD SA does. Members receive discounts, use of the library and bi-annual newsletters.


The SPELD SA shop stocks a wide range of specialised resources recommended for those with specific learning difficulties: books, readers, games, software and teaching tools. SPELD SA members receive 5% discount on all Jolly Phonics and Dandelion Resources and Fitzroy Readers.

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Reference books, curriculum resources and student resources are available for members to borrow, to assist with the education of students with specific learning difficulties. A broad range of phonic readers are available to borrow to support children in reading. Borrowing is for members only at the SPELD SA Office, 298 Portrush Road, Kensington.

Schools considering purchasing resources to support students with specific learning difficulties are welcome to make an appointment to view the range of support material available in our library.



SPELD SA’s print newsletter is produced twice yearly and packed with the latest information about specific learning difficulties.

SPELD SA produces an e-newsletter, at the beginning of each school term. Click here to subscribe directly to our SPELD SA e-newsletter

Social Media

SPELD SA has 2 Facebook pages:

  • SPELD SA for information, advocacy and support
  • Just 4 Apps containing app and software advice

SPELD SA has a blog containing technologies and ideas to help students with Specific Learning Difficulties.

Saver Plus Program

Saver Plus assists people on lower incomes to strengthen their financial skills and save for educational costs. SPELD SA participates in this program.

Contact SPELD SA

SPELD SA is generously supported by

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SPELD SA would like to acknowledge the support of the Douglas Whiting Trust in the development of this website.

More benefactors and supporters

We are a proud member of AUSPELD


AUSPELD is a member of the IDA Global Partners Program