Useful links

Learning Support Tutors

Kim Anderson kimanderson@learningsupport.co.nz (04) 479-0001 / 0274 822 222
Mike Appleby  mikeappleby@learningsupport.co.nz (04) 934 4610 / 021 344 890
Amelia Volkerling ameliavolkerling@learningsupport.co.nz (04) 384 4208 / 021 0250 7132
Kirsty Ferguson kirstyferguson@learningsupport.co.nz (04) 970 6424 / 027 299 6655
Karen Soutar karensoutar@learningsupport.co.nz (04) 970 6711 / 022 638 5677

Educational Assessors

Sally Britton, Lower Hutt / Wellington.
Registered NZCER level A, B, Csp and C assessor, Registered SPELD NZ assesssor
Phone 04 5694687
Email: sally.britton@xtra.co.nz

Paula Gilbert  Phone: 04 385 7626

Email: paula.gilbert@xtra.co.nz
NZCER Registered A: B: Csp: C Grade Tester
SPELD Registered Tester
BSc PGD Special Education Councelling
M Ed Psyche Hons

Numeracy

http://www.realspecial.co.nz – for a number of great programmes including ‘Nessy Tables of Doom’
www.ixl.com – lots of great practise from Year 1 – Year 12
www.mathisfun.com – a variety of games and activities.
www.numicon.co.nz  – provides a multi-sensory approach to numeracy making math fun.  Designed for primary school children.
www.mathletics.co.nz

Literacy

www.realspecial.co.nz – contact for Nessy Games Player, a fantastic programme which reinforces phonics and  spelling rules which underpin written English.
www.spellingcity.com – a great free site for spelling practise
www.funbrain.com

Information on learning difficulties

www.ldonline.org
www.4d.org.nz
www.dyslexiafoundation.org.nz
Ministry of Education – for information on Assistive Technology and NCEA

Assistive Technology

http://www.goqsoftware.com – For information on WordQ
http://assistive.dtsl.co.nz – contact for assistive technology software and laptops