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The LDA Bulletin

The Learning Difficulties Australia Bulletin is a magazine-style publication in the area of learning difficulties for members of LDA. This publication contains a wide variety of information including short articles, reports, LDA updates, book reviews and information about upcoming professional development and conferences.

The LDA Bulletin is published three times a year.

Editor: Dr Wendy Moore

Assistant Editors: Dr Molly de Lemos, Dr Roslyn Neilson and Dr Nicole Todd.

NOTE: LDA Members can access complete back issues of the Bulletin in the Members Only Section.

 

Latest issue: Volume 48, No 3, Spring 2016

Bulletin Spring 2016

Special offer - Click here to download complete issue.

- From the President
- Raising Dyslexia Awareness in Australia - Jen Cross & Tanya Forbes
- LDA Annual General Meeting & Awards Presentation
- In conversation with Maryanne Wolf - Wendy Moore
- Book review: Tales of literacy for the 21st century, reviewed by Peter Westwood
- Dyslexia and the Brain
- Cover story: Dyslexia exits. Readily-available, evidence-based help for students with reading difficulties does not - Bartek Rajkoski
- Do Dyslexics need Dyslexie? Kevin Wheldall and Eva Marinus
- Reporting from the Battlelines - Dr Roslyn Neilson
- What happened to the 'D' word? - Berys Dixon
- News from New Zealand: The gap that schools cannot close - Tom Nicholson
- Consultants Corner - Jan Roberts

 

Latest issue: Volume 48, No 2, Winter 2016

Bulletin Winter 2016

- From the President
- Reporting from the Battlelines
- Five from Five - Jennifer Buckingham
- Reading is a verb. Literacy is not. - Pamela Snow
- Dyslexia, Genuine Classroom Strategies - Chris Robertson
- Cover Story: SMART Reading: Making effective comprehension instruction simpler and more consistent for students with LD - Wendy Moore
- Maryanne Wolf and RAVE-O - Mary Height
- What more could you want? - Tom Nicholson
- ResearchED Arrives in Melbourne: Working out what works - Kristin Anthian
- Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability - Tanya Forbes
- Consultants' Report - Jan Roberts
- Letter to the Editor - John Munro

Latest issue: Volume 48, No 1, Autumn 2016

Bulletin Summer 2015

- From the President
- Reporting from the Battlelines
- Questioning the efficacy of Guided Reading for students with learning difficulties and learning disabilities - Helen Avery
- Cover story. Succesful instruction stratergies for secondary students: The use of graphic organisers - Dr Nicole Ann Todd
- News from LDA Council
- Minister, reading recovery requires more than Reading Recovery - Kevin Whedall
- Why public and school libraries should stock decodable books - Alison Clarke
- What do high performing primary schools have in common? - Dr Lorraine Hammond
- Senate Inquiry into the education of student with disability in our schools by Tanya Forbes
- Upcoming Professional Learning and Events
- Book reviewe: Languahe for Life: Where linguistics meets teaching - Anna Notley
- A recent interview challenges widespread views about reading to children - Lyn Stone
- Vale Mary Delahunty 20 November 1946 - 14 February 2016
- Consultants Corner - Sue Spencer

 

Past issues (summaries)

Volume 47, No 3, Summer 2015

Volume 47, No 2, Winter 2015

Volume 47, No 1, Autumn 2015

Volume 46, No 3 October 2014

Volume 46, No 1 & 2 May 2014

Volume 45, No 3, November 2013

Volume 45, No 2, September 2013 

Volume 45, No 1, April 2013

Volume 44, No1/2 November 2012

Volume 43, No 2, December 2011

Volume 43, No 1, July 2011

Volume 42, No 3/4, November 2010

Volume 42, No 2, July 2010

Volume 42, No 1, March 2010

Volume 41, No 3, September/December 2009

Volume 41, No 2, June 2009

Volume 41, No 1, March 2009

Volume 40, Nos 3 and 4, September/December 2008

Volume 40, No 2, June 2008

Volume 40, No 1, March 2008

Volume 39, No 4, December 2007

Volume 39, Nos 2 & 3, June/September 2007

Volume 39, No 1, May 2007

Volume 38, No 4, December 2006

Volume 38, No 3, October 2006

Volume 38, No 2, July 2006

Volume 38, No 1, April 2006

Volume 37, No 4, December 2005

Volume 37, No 3, October 2005

Volume 37, No 2, August 2005

Volume 37, No 1, March 2005

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Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties

Journal editor: Dr Sarah McDonagh and Dr Lisa Limbrick

From 2008, the LDA journal, the Australian Journal of Learning Disabilities, has been renamed the Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties, and is published by Taylor and Francis, international journal publishers. The first issue under the new name is Volume 13, No 1, which was released in June 2008. There are two issues of the Journal each year.

For members of LDA, the membership fee includes a subscription to the Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties.

For non-members of LDA, subscriptions to the Journal are available through Taylor and Francis. Institutional rates include print and online access or online access only. Personal rates include print only.

All enquiries regarding subscriptions should be addressed to:
Customer Services
Taylor and Francis Australia
Level 2, 11 Queens Road, Melbourne Vic 3004 Australia
Telephone: 03 9866 2811
Email: enquiries@tantif.com.au
Website: www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/19404158.asp

For further information on online subscriptions and instructions for submissions to the
Journal, go to http://www.tandfonline.com/action/authorSubmission?journalCode=rald20&page=instructions#.U-1WoICSxWY

NOTE: LDA members can access complete back issues of the LDA Journal from 1997 and pre-publication articles from the Members Only Section.

Latest issue: Volume 21, Issue 1, May 2016

CONTENTS

Editorial
Lisa Limbrick and Sarah McDonagh (page 1)

Articles

Parents' experiences of their children's supplementary reading intervention: A qualitative exploration
Tanya A. Serry, Pranee Liamputtong, Miranda L. Rose and Lesley Bretherton (page 3)

Efficacy of an evidence-based lieteacy prepartion program for young children beginning school.
Robyn Wheldall, Katherine Glenn, Sarah Arakelian, Alison Madelaine, Maree Reynolds and Kevin Wheldall (page 21)

Reading comprehension inteeventon for high-functioning children with autism sprectrum disorders.
Greg Woolley (page 41)

Discussion Paper
Schwarts's response to Chapman and Tunmer's analysis of reading recovery data: Whose ideology and whose politics?
James W. Chapman and William E. Tunmer (page 59)

 

Past issues

Volume 21, Issue 1, 2016

Volume 20, Issue 2, 2015

Volume 20, Issue 1, 2015

Volume 19, Issue 2, 2014

Voulme 19, Issue 1, 2014

Volume 18, Issue 2, 2013

Volume 18, Issue 1, 2013

Volume 17, Issue 2, 2012

Volume 17, Issue 1, 2012

Volume 16, Issue 2, October 2011

Volume 16, Issue 1, 2011

Volume 15, Issue 2, 2010

Volume 15, Issue 1, 2010

Volume 14, Issue 2, 2009

Volume 14, Issue 1, 2009

Volume 13, Issue 2, 2008

Volume 13, Issue 1, 2008

Volume 12, Issue 2, 2007

Volume 12, Issue 1, 2007

Volume 11, Issue 4, 2006

Volume 11, Issue 3, 2006
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of Learning Difficulties Australia 2006

Volume 11, Issue 2, 2006

Volume 11, Issue 1, 2006

Volume 10, Issues 3 & 4, 2005: Special Issue – Research of Relevance to the Nelson Report

Volume 10, Issue 2, 2005

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