Understood.org

Comprehensive, parent-friendly website all about learning difficulties.

Some great resources to start with include:

Through Your Child’s Eyes: a learning difficulties simulator for adults

4 Strengths that Come from Challenges

Being Different Doesn’t Mean Being Broken

How to Keep Kids with Learning Difficulties Motivated

Factsheets on reading, learning and school difficulties

Resources from the Specific Learning Difficulties NSW website  and

Learning difficulties coalition NSW

Evidence for therapies offered to children with learning difficulties

Macquarie University Special Education Centre has reviewed the evidence available for many therapies offered to children. You may find reading these helpful before deciding if you want to commence a certain programme.

Student Wellbeing Hub

A Department of Education Site with links to information for parents and students about  how to make their school experience positive.

Transition to School Statement

A form for parents, preschools and/or daycares to help primary schools understand your child’s strengths, interests and any areas requiring support.

Calmer Classrooms: A Teacher’s Guide to Working with Traumatised Children

An evidence-based handbook from Australia

You might also like our Behaviour and Parenting pages.