Making the links with reading, spelling, writing & learning
Literacy is the key to accessing information and learning new skills. Encompassing reading, writing and speaking, it’s vital to address literacy issues as early as possible to achieve the best possible outcome.
If you’re an adult needing support with literacy or supporting a child with a learning difficulty or delay, we’re here to help improve your literacy skills. Our evidence-based, person-centred approach allows us to identify the main areas of concern and use targeted strategies and proven programs to boost literacy and unlock a range of benefits for life.
Examples of Literacy Skills
- Reading books
- Writing numbers
- Listening to words
- Telling stories
- Understanding written information
- Following recipes
- Searching for information
- Explaining how something works
Benefits of literacy therapy
- Better writing skills
- Develop comprehension skills
- Broaden vocabulary
- Increased awareness of others feelings
- Improve memory retention
- Increase knowledge
- Improve critical thinking/ problem solving
- Enhance brain development
Our literacy programs
We offer Individual therapy for people with reading and spelling difficulties, including dyslexia, dysgraphia and other specific learning difficulties. We use evidence-based programs to improve literacy and boost confidence, working with other professionals to support effective literacy intervention. We also run regular groups to provide supportive settings for people to learn and build on their growing literacy skills.
Our speech pathologists and therapy assistants are experienced in delivering researched-based interventions, including the following literacy programs:
- Multilit pre-lit program
- Sounds Write.
- Reading and Writing The Four Blocks Way – Literacy instruction for all
- Sound Waves