by Dr Samantha Hornery, Education Manager As a parent it is entirely your decision as to how much or little sharing of information there is with your child’s teacher about the previous assessments and interventions you’ve undertaken with your child. We won’t go into the pros and cons for this at the moment – it takes trust to hand over all of this information Read more
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
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
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
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