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Course Description

Written by international experts and authors within the field of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs), this course helps you gain a deeper understanding of Neurodiversity and the most commonly occurring SpLDs such as Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia, ADHD, Autism, Developmental Language Disorder, Working Memory, Anxiety and Trauma and more.

This PD will give you a complete toolkit, equipping you to profile struggling learners in primary school.

NESA accredited

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand what Neurodiversity is and the most commonly occurring Specific Learning Difficulties.

  • Understand how different SpLDs overlap.

  • Learn how to profile neurodiverse students.

  • Know which classroom strategies benefit which students.

  • Create a unique learner profile for your students.

  • Talk to students, parents and learning support specialists with confidence.

  • Refer students to specific learning difficulties specialists.

  • Offer multiple classroom strategies to empower every student in your class.


Primary teachers (of students aged 5-12)

Teaching Standards

1.1.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students: Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning

$329 + GST - Individual Enrolment

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Part 1 - Seeing the Whole Picture

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 1

    • Quiz 1

    • Non-graded questions

  • 2

    Part 2 - Understanding Neurodiversity

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 2

    • Quiz 2

    • Non-graded Question

  • 3

    Part 3A - Classroom Support Strategies

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 3A

    • Quiz 3A

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 4

    Part 3B - Classroom Support Strategies (Continued)

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 3B

    • Quiz 3B

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 5

    Part 3C - Classroom Support Strategies (Final)

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 3C

    • Quiz 3C

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 6

    Part 3D - Learner Profiles, IEP Examples and Resources

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 3D

    • Quiz 3D

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 7

    Part 4A - Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 4A

    • Quiz 4A

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 8

    Part 4B - Guide to Specific Learning Difficulties (Continued)

    • Resources and Delegate Notes

    • Video 4B

    • Non-graded Questions

  • 9

    Course Feedback

    • Please take few minutes to give us your feedback

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Teacher Training for Students With Neurodiversity: Training in Specific Learning Difficulties (Primary) will contribute 9 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Students/children with disability addressing standard descriptor 1.1.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Do you teach in the ACT?

This course is accredited for 9 hours' professional development for teachers in the ACT



Jillian Zocher

Jillian Zocher

Jillian Zocher is a Specific Learning Difficulties Specialist for children and adolescents. She completed a postgraduate diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties in 2002, in conjunction with the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre (UK) and The Oxford and Cambridge Royal Society of Arts, after years of teaching at dyslexia-friendly schools overseas. Jillian is a contributing author to the recent 2020 Sage publication, "Special Educational Needs – A guide to Inclusive Practice" (Reid and Peer). She has helped hundreds of teachers with their professional development, and thousands of students, not only with literacy and numeracy, but also with study skills, technology skills, strengths profiling, career counselling, anxiety, and well-being.

Jillian is known amongst her colleagues as an ‘educational therapist’. She is the founder of the Learning Difference Convention, The Dyslexia and Learning Alliance and co-founder of Get into Neurodiversity.
Liz Dunoon

Liz Dunoon

Liz Dunoon is a teacher and a mother to three children, all with dyslexia. She is the author of four books including ‘Helping Children With Dyslexia’; the creator of the Speech to Spelling Code (STOS); and the video-based online tutoring program, ‘The Ten Minute Tutor’(TTMT).

Liz has spent the last 15 years researching and studying dyslexia and Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). She supports individuals, parents and teachers and networks with dyslexia researchers, specialists and educators from around the world. She presents it in such a way so parents, teachers and dyslexia specialist can utilise this knowledge in their own work and lives. Liz does this via related social pages and her free resource websites:,, and
Get Into Neurodiversity

Get Into Neurodiversity

Get Into Neurodiversity is an ethical, innovative, international professional development platform in Specific Learning Difficulties and Neurodiversity, borne out of charitable efforts towards learning difficulties in Australia. As it is more the norm than the exception for specific learning difficulties to overlap, Get Into Neurodiversity rose to the demand for quality training to address these varying needs.
br> Get Into Neurodiversity develops high-quality, video-based, accredited courses, written and presented by international experts and authors within the field of specific Learning Difficulties and Neurodiversity.

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