Parent Advocacy and Information Day 2018

Wollongong Schedule

Parent Advocacy and Information Day 2018
Friday 28th September 2018
9 – 4pm
Dapto Ribbonwood Centre
93-109 Princes Highway
Dapto, Wollongong
NSW, 2530


9.00-9.10 - Welcome

9.10-11.00 - Session One – Sarah Asome

This double session will include:

  • A dyslexia simulation.
  • Sound pack ‘how to’ presentation.
  • Phonemic awareness explanation and activities for home.
  • Home based support (decodable readers, spelling rules, online resources).

11.00-11.30 - Morning Tea

Tea and coffee provided

 11.30-12.30 - Session Two- George Perry

  • Advocating for your child in NSW Schools, from first identification to secondary level.

12.30-1.30 - Session Four- Christine Clancy

  • Emotional Intelligence for you and your child.

1.30-2.15 – Lunch

Lunch not provided

2.15-3.00 - Q and A

  • Open discussion guided by audience questions. Panel will include
    Sarah Asome, George Perry, and Christine Clancy.

3.00-4.00 - Session Three- Sarah Asome 

  • Transitioning from years 1-4, to 5 onwards.
  • How to set students up for success at school. 
*Please note this schedule may be subject to change