Upcoming Events

  • Webinar: Cognitive Assessment of Children Part 2

    26 Oct 2020

    The Role of Cognitive Testing in the Identification and Treatment of Specific Learning Disorders

    Presenter: Deborah Knight

    This session will begin with an overview of key findings from a range of disciplines including genetics, neurobiology and the cognitive sciences regarding the known causes and correlates of developmental learning disorders. Emphasis will be given to a discussion of the various processing difficulties typically exhibited by children with literacy and numeracy difficulties, early identification and best practice assessment methods, common comorbidities and the role of cognitive testing in diagnosing SLD. Evidence based instructional programs and useful assistive technologies will be described together with a critique of some popular non-curriculum based therapies.

    To take advantage of this and other NBPSA member only entitlements please enquire about membership.

  • NBPSA 2021 Education Workshop - Melbourne

    13 Mar 2021

    As a result of the restrictions surrounding COVID-19 the NBPSA 2020 Education Day has been postponed and will now be held on Saturday 13 March 2021 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

    Delegates who had registered to attend the 2020 meeting have been contacted. 

    If you have any further queries please contact us at events@nbpsa.org

    Organising Committee members: Michael McDowell, Jane Lesslie, Daryl Efron and Alicia Montgomery

  • NBPSA 2021 Annual Conference - Adelaide

    26 Aug 2021 – 28 Aug 2021

    As a result of the restrictions surrounding COVID-19 the 2020 NBPSA Annual Conference has been postponed until 2021.

    The 2021 NBPSA Annual Conference will be held between 26 - 28 August 2021 at Hilton Adelaide, South Australia.

    All arrangements for the meeting, including the meeting theme "Children Developing Safely" will remain in place for the new dates.

    Further information, including registration will be available shortly. If you have any queries please contact us at annualmeeting@nbpsa.org

    Organising Committee members: Shankari Arunanthy, David Baulderstone, Jolene Fraser, Deepa Jeyaseelan, Jane Lesslie, Clare Maley, Bianca Middleton, Chris Pearson, Yvette Vella and Lee-Anne Harris