1300 756 206

Nominations for the LDA and AJLD awards close on 31 May, see HERE for information on nomination procedures.

Consultant Membership is now open to Speech Pathologists, new members can apply HERE.

Within what timeframe should I expect to hear from a Consultant?

You should hear back from a Consultant within 3 business days. If you do not receive a response within this timeframe, please contact us on 1300 756 206 or by emailing consultant.enquiries@ldaustralia.org.

What if I need a Specialist Teacher and a Speech Pathologist?

You are welcome to use our service to find both a Specialist Teacher and a Speech Pathologist. You will need to perform separate searches.

Who are LDA Consultants?

LDA Consultants are:

  • Registered teachers and Speech Pathologists who have post-entry level qualifications with a significant Learning Difficulties component
  • Required to demonstrate high standards of ongoing professional development to maintain LDA Consultant registration
  • Experienced in teaching students with diverse needs at all levels
  • Specialists in literacy, maths, study skills
  • Advocates and users of empirical, evidence-based teaching methods
  • Independent providers i.e. endorsed by LDA but not employed by LDA
  • Fully insured for Public Liability and Professional Indemnity

LDA Consultants provide:

  • Expert support for students with Specific Learning Disorders (including dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia), low progress learners, underachievers, and other students at risk of not meeting their potential
  • For all ages – children, adolescents and adults
  • Educational assessments to evaluate needs
  • Individualised programs
  • One-on-one tuition
  • Program development consultancy with school and parents
  • Tutoring across a range of venues which vary according to each consultant’s individual practice, e.g. private office, student’s school or home, public place (e.g. library), or via online video conferencing