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Transition to TAFE or University with a Specific Learning Difficulty

Date: 21 September 2017 Thursday

Time: 6-8PM

Location: Swinburne University, Swinburne Place South (SPS) 137, 1st Floor, SPS building, Wakefield Street, Hawthorn

Limited spots available - Early Bird: $40 General: $55

To provide students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SLD) including Dyslexia with information on how to best manage their journeys of transitioning to TAFE or universities.

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Course overview

What is covered?

  • What is a Specific Learning Difficulty (SLD)?

  • How do you know you have one, and what do you do if you’re not sure?

  • Managing the transition

  • Everything you need to have in place to approach TAFE/University with a SLD

  • Building your Support Network

  • How to get the best out of an Open Week

  • How to find a TAFE or University’s Disability Liaison Unit (or equivalent)

  • How to get the best out of Orientation Week

  • Working ahead of time

  • Troubleshooting:

  • Inspiring role models

  • Case Study


Anthony Gartner

Anthony Gartner is a social worker who has managed AccessAbility Services at Swinburne University for the past seven years. Anthony has a strong commitment to ensuring that people living with all kinds of disability, including Specific Learning Difficulties, have access to education and are able to excel in their studies with maximum independence. Previously, Anthony has worked with young offenders, homeless youth, people undergoing drug and alcohol recovery, counselling, and direct care of people living with disability.



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