Dyslexia - Practical Skills and Ideas to use in the Classroom

Presented by: Emily Ballenden

Event Information: 6 PD Hours 

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Dyslexia workshop will cover -

  • What is dyslexia?
  • Causes of dyslexia
  • Characteristics
  • Dyslexia and other learning difficulties
  • Dyslexia and Giftedness
  • What is Dyscalculia?
  • What is Dysgraphia?
  • What is Dyspraxia?
  • What is Auditory Processing Disorder?
  • What is Working Memory Disorder?
  • Case studies
  • Strategies to use in the classroom
  • Question time
  • Recommended readings
  • Resources

Event Details:


Friday 15th November, 2019

  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Karstens Conference Centre
123 Queen Street, Melbourne

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Target Audience: Primary & Secondary Teachers.

  $279.00 + GST

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About the Presenter:

Emily Ballenden is the founder of Emily’s Special Education Services, a specialist teacher and private SEN tutor. She holds a Bachelor of Education P-12, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Educational Learning and Leadership and a Master’s in Special Education.

Currently based in schools as a specialist SEN educator, she works with students, parents, teachers and principals to customise ILPs and implement learning strategies. Emily has extensive experience in teaching SEN students and nurturing the individual educational needs of students with SLDs such as; Dyslexia, Working Memory Disorder, Auditory Processing Disorder, ASD, ADHD and Giftedness. Emily runs interactive seminars with audience participation through discussions and question time.


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