Changes to Special Provisions for SACE

The respective roles and responsibilities of schools and the SACE Board have been reviewed to ensure that the spirit and intentions of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) is reflected in the SACE ...  More

Dyslexia Covered by Disabled Australian Apprentice Wage Support Program

An employer can receive $9500 for a first year apprentice and $5000 each year after for the duration of the apprenticeship as an incentive to hiring a person with dyslexia. TAFE also receives $5000 to...  More

Current Issues

Why SA Schools Must Invest in Decodable Readers

Dyslexia SA would like to thank the Minister for Education John Gardner and the previous Education Minister, Susan Close for both supporting the implementation of a phonics check at the end of Year On...  More

Calling for New Assessments in SA

Our strong view is that many current assessments are an inadequate, ineffective and outdated methods of assessing student progress in reading. They are not evidence-based because they do not assess th...  More

Dyslexia is Not a Visual Problem it’s, Phonological & Orthographic

Parents and educators, please be mindful that dyslexia is not a visual problem, it's phonological and orthographic. Dyslexia and learning disabilities are complex neurocognitive conditions. Don't get ...  More