Grant to help lo­cal lit­er­acy projects

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Kensington -

THE Dys­lexia-Speld Foun­da­tion WA in South Perth has re­ceived a grant for $13,750 from Aus­tralia Post as part of its 2014 Our Neigh­bour­hood Com­mu­nity Grants pro­gram.

The foun­da­tion will use the grant for two dif­fer­ent chil­dren’s lit­er­acy projects to fo­cus on im­prov­ing read­ing and writ­ing skills for chil­dren from dis­ad­van­taged neigh­bour­hoods as well as a project that cre­ates read­ing ma­te­ri­als in the lo­cal lan­guage for chil­dren liv­ing in the Ngaany­at­jarra Lands to help bridge the gap to English.

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