Brisbane Parent Literacy Workshop

This two and a half hour workshop will give you the skills to:

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Tick  Teach your child how to read unknown words (NOT GUESS).

Tick  Hook your child into reading.

Tick  Give your child the building blocks of literacy.

Tick  Teach your child how words are spelled (NOT LOOK-COVER-GUESS).

Tick  Develop reading fluency and comprehension.


When: Thursday 27th, February, 2020
Where: Speld Qld, 141 Merton Road, Woolloongabba, Qld, 4102
Time: 6.00-8.30pm

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Lillian2This information filled workshop will be presented  by Dr Lillian Fawcett, who has over 20 years teaching experience, is an accredited Dyslexia-SPELD specialist teacher and has successfully helped hundreds of students improve their literacy skills.  This workshop will be of particular interest to parents who have concerns about their child’s reading or spelling and parents of young children who want the knowledge to provide the best support for their child’s literacy development.  Lillian has presented this workshop at numerous primary schools to very positive feedback.

For further information or if you would like to host a parent workshop at your school, please contact Lillian: or 0402 156 567


  • Find out about the current research regarding acquiring literacy.

  • Discover the ‘spelling code’.

  • Learn a unique and highly successful multisensory technique for effectively teaching spelling that can be applied to any spelling program.

  • Watch the strategies used by a successful speller.           

  • Listen to a brief history of the development of the English language.

  • Discover the 5 components of reading competency and how you can help your child develop these skills.

  • Learn a simple strategy for helping your child read unknown words.

  • Find out the importance of daily reading and how you can help your child develop a love of books.

  • Enhance your child’s memory and learning by applying the strategies from the memory research.

Lots of opportunities to practise the skills taught and to ask questions.