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Language provides the foundation for learning in the classroom. One in five children enter school without the necessary language skills needed for successful learning. Early identification of students with language difficulties will help teachers plan for and support students effectively in the classroom.

Course Aim

This course will provide teachers will specific information and guidelines for identifying those students in their class who may be experiencing difficulties using language to learn. A range of practical support strategies and learning techniques that teachers can use in the classroom will be discussed.

Course Outline

  • An overview of language skills required for classroom learning
  • What is a language disorder?
  • Using classroom assessments and a language checklist to identify students
  • Teaching strategies to support the specific needs of students with language disorders
  • Assistive technology for support

Course Designed For

Teachers and Education Support Officers


Two hours.


Currently scheduled courses can be booked online via our online booking system. If you can not find a suitable course on the online system, please contact us. Many of our courses are scheduled based on demand.

Training is delivered at schools around Melbourne or at your school. Discounts are available for schools who host our training sessions, so please contact us if you can provide a venue.


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