Year 1's To Be Screened For Learning Difficulties

Our principal psychologist Azza Brown, comments on screening Australian students for early signs of learning difficulties, under a new Federal Government trial to begin in 2018. It won't be a test based on marks like NAPLAN which students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9 currently complete, but it will work as a tool to help teachers pick out the students struggling with sounds, word and number patterns.

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