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Episode 4: Shae Wissell

Ask A Speechy Episode 4 Click here to learn more about Ask A Speechy Awards In 2020 Shae was nominated for the Aspire awards which recognise Australians who identify with a disability and whose work and achievements have made a significant contribution to their profession or community. The awards will be announced on the 30th […]

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Illiteracy in 2020 (infographic)

Do you know what affliction affects an estimated 1 billion people across the globe, approximately a seventh of the worlds entire population? Illiteracy. If illiteracy was a health issue it would be deemed an epidemic.

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Episode 3: Jay Hobbs

Ask A Speechy Episode 3 Click here to learn more about Ask A Speechy

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Understanding the Signs of Dyslexia and How to Help Kids Who Have It

Did you know that 1 in 5 people are diagnosed with dyslexia? Dyslexia is more common than most people know. If you’re unsure if your child has dyslexia, then we can help you!  With this guide, you can learn about the signs of dyslexia and understand how to help a child in need. From reading challenges to […]

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Episode 2: Adam Parker

Ask A Speechy Episode 2 Click here to learn more about Ask A Speechy Adam Parker Adam is a School Psychologist in Colorado. He has a wide range of experiences including teaching at the university level, working in elementary, middle and high schools. His role is to provide intervention to ensure student success and promote […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Dyslexic Child

Dyslexia is a condition which causes a person to have trouble with language in several different forms. If your child is dyslexic, he or she may have a lower vocabulary than other children in the same age range, trouble expressing him or herself, experience struggles with reading and may frequently mispronounce words. Act as early […]

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World’s first app screens for Dyslexia in minutes using Artificial Intelligence

Dystech, an Australian start-up that is using the technological power of AI and Machine Learning to solve real-world problems, has created the world’s first app that screens for dyslexia, giving the user a percentage likelihood of having the disorder in just minutes. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading and spelling despite having the ability […]

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Episode 1: Kara Di Dio

Ask A Speechy Episode 1 Click here to learn more about Ask A Speechy Questions Kara Answered Below is the list of questions we ask Kara for this episode: You can find Kara on her website Kara Di Dio Speech Pathology Kara Di Dio Kara Di Dio earned her degree through Charles Sturt University and […]

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Dyslexia and Reaction Time: Why Reading Reaction Time is Important

Dyslexics are arguably some of the most misunderstood people. Despite their innate reading and writing difficulties, they can be as talented and productive as anyone, if not more. In short, dyslexia can affect a person’s reading and writing skills, but that does not affect how smart they really are. According to the Australian Dyslexia Association, […]

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How to Thank Your Teacher – 7 Personalised Gift Ideas After a Difficult Year

The year 2020 has most certainly gotten off to an unusual start, which will be talked about for years to come. With mandatory quarantine in place due to COVID-19, teachers have had to learn a new method to be able to teach children online. Parents have also had to learn how to become their children’s […]