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The NSW Centre for Effective Reading is a specialist service providing:

  • information about teaching reading and supporting students with complex reading difficulties through this dedicated website
  • direct support for rural and remote primary school aged students with complex reading difficulties and their teachers.

The Centre provides direct assessment and intervention services for eligible students in four hubs located at Dubbo, Wagga Wagga, Manly and Westmead.

The functions of the Centre include:

  1. Assessment and diagnosis
  2. Intervention
  3. Professional learning and support
  4. Research and development.

The Expert Advisory Panel Report (pdf 607 KB) Strengthening services to students with complex reading difficulties in rural and remote areas of NSW provides more detailed information about the Centre and its functions.(Note: this resource does not currently meet WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements. Please contact (02) 9244 5504 to request alternative copies).

Partnerships with NSW Health, research and tertiary educational facilities mean that all schools have online access to current evidence-based practices to support students with complex reading difficulties.

More Information

Service Guidelines (PDF 168KB)