learning difficulties

Did you know.... 10 – 16% of all children are affected by learning disabilities and difficulties. 17.7 % of all Australian children live in households in poverty. There is a strong correlation between financial disadvantage and learning disabilities/difficulties. Children with learning disabilities and difficulties are in increased risk of Read more

There are a variety of things that may indicate that your child might be struggling at school.  Behavioural problems, inability to follow instructions or avoiding taking part in activities are just some of the clues that might point to a learning difficulty. A child with a learning difficulty typically has an average to above average IQ but is reading at least 18 months below their Read more

Apple’s iPad is one of the growing number of touch screen based electronic devices hitting our stores. With an appearance like laptop computers without a keyboard, the devices offer wonderful opportunities for entertainment and learning and have captured the imaginations of children and adults worldwide. The iPad can certainly entertain; you can watch movies, read books and magazines, share Read more

Dyslexia is one of the most common reading and literacy learning difficulty and yet it presents so many questions, primarily what is Dyslexia? We have attempted to answer the most common questions, and squash the Read more

Learning Links is a charitable not for profit organisation established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs. We work to prevent learning difficulties from causing disadvantage by making high quality services available to children and young people in need, and by advocating on their behalf. We receive limited Read more

Who is Learning Links? Learning Links was established in 1972 by parents concerned about the lack of appropriate education and support services to meet their children’s needs. Today, our focus is on preventing learning difficulties from causing disadvantage. We work in close collaboration with schools, early childhood settings, professionals and parents to help children with Read more

At Learning Links, we know that school can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our experienced teachers understand that every child is unique, with their own goals, strengths and challenges. That’s why we work collaboratively with children, and their families, to identify exactly where the gaps are in their learning. We then Read more

Each year, Learning Links works hard to reach as many children, parents and carers, schools and communities, and professional as possible - to ensure we are providing services, programs and support where it is needed. In 2020-2021, Learning Links' impact in the community continued to Read more