Learning Diffculties Information Guide

Learning difficulties information guides – a foundation for understanding learning difficulties in literacy and numeracy. The three guides can assist school leaders and teachers to understand more about student needs, and the systems they can put in place to support them in their learning.


  • Learning Difficulties Information Guide – Literacy (pdf - 3.37mb)

    Focusing on particular skills for literacy learning, this guide delves into evidence-based reading instruction and ways for teachers to support students with learning difficulties in literacy, including dyslexia and dysgraphia.

  • Learning Difficulties Information Guide – Numeracy (pdf - 3.21mb)

    Detailing the core number abilities that affect learning in numeracy, this guide offers guidance for teachers about assessing, planning, implementing interventions and adjustments for students with learning difficulties in numeracy, including dyscalculia.

  • Learning difficulties in numeracy video series – for teachers at every level, from pre-school numeracy to VCE mathematics. The five 45 minute videos are designed to help teachers build an understanding of learning difficulties in numeracy. Content includes strategies to use in the classroom to understand and plan for the learning needs of students. We recommend watching the videos in sequence to maximise their benefit.

  • Learning difficulties in literacy video series– ten 45 minute videos for school staff supporting students with learning difficulties including dyslexia. They focus on particular skills for literacy learning including reasonable adjustments, reading comprehension, analysing spelling errors and assistive technology.