At the back of WILD THINGS there is a list of resources and you will find more here. I will aim to keep this updated and welcome any further suggestions.
There's an idea about how children learn to read that's held sway in schools for more than a generation — even though it was proven wrong by cognitive scientists decades ago. Teaching methods based on this idea can make it harder for children to learn how to read. In this podcast, host Emily Hanford investigates the influential authors who promote this idea and the company that sells their work.
Keep watching to learn more about Scarborough’s Reading Rope and all the ways you can help children build and strengthen their early literacy skills.
The Australian Dyslexia Association is concerned with the well being, identification and treatment of those with dyslexia and related differences and challenges.
Facebook Support Groups
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AADPA was formed in 2016 by a diverse group of professionals with the common goal of providing a unified professional perspective on the causes, diagnosis, management and treatment of ADHD.
It became clear that the shared struggles faced by families living with ADHD were having a huge emotional, financial and mental health impact, so a small group of passionate parents decided to form an advocacy group in order to shape a better outcomes for their children.
Mental Health services
Mental Health Australia is the peak, national non-government organisation representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector and committed to achieving better mental health for all Australians.
Beyond Blue is an Australian mental health and wellbeing support organisation. They provide support programs to address issues related to depression, suicide, anxiety disorders and other related mental illnesses