Teaching the Alphabet – With Variety

Many of us work with students who are just starting on their journey of learning the alphabet – or who are at different stages in learning the alphabet. Erickson and Koppenhaver (2019) identified 10 success factors that are important to be included in literacy instruction with students with significant disabilities. Number 3 on this list

Online Course: Introduction to Comprehensive Literacy Instruction v2 now available!

I am delighted to announce that the updated version of the Introduction to Comprehensive Literacy Instruction course is now available! The course is now available for registration at https://janefarrallconsulting.thinkific.com/courses/introduction-to-comprehensive-literacy-instruction-version-2 To get more information about the course you can download the flyer below. An additional flyer around the site licences is also available below. If you

Emergent Literacy Planning

Over the last couple of weeks I have been working on more emergent literacy planning for teachers, schools and parents to use. Today I have put the first three packs up online at www.comprehensiveliteracy.com under emergent literacy planning. The three new packs are on the topics of feelings, preferences and descriptions. Each pack includes a

Let’s Chat with Personalised Alphabet Cards

Last October, Sally Clendon and I ran a literacy course at Currumbin Community Special School. The school were fabulous hosts – and while we were there, we were able to see many of the great resources they use. One which particularly impressed us was their personalised alphabet cards. They credited me with this idea –

We’re Going on an Alphabet Hunt

A couple of weeks ago I was privileged to be involved with the first AAC Camp at Bullimbal School in Tamworth. I was delighted to work with the amazing staff and students at Bullimbal School. I also got to hang out with the OT with the mostest, Fiona Beauchamp, and my favourite speech pathologist, Helen