was established as an incorporated society in 1987 under its former name SPELD Nelson.
is a not-for-profit organisation registered with the Charities Commission, supported by grants, fundraising, donations and membership.
is a member of the Learning Disabilities Association of New Zealand. LDANZ is our professional body, monitoring the registration and professional development of our teachers and assessors.
Our SLD Nelson Teachers Are
Trained classroom teachers, specialised in the teaching of students with Specific Learning Difficulties
Registered LDANZ teachers - renewed 3 yearly with police vetting
Required to complete and submit ongoing Professional Development
Experienced in tailoring one-to-one lessons to the specific needs of the students as identified in the assessment report
Our Lessons are
$50 per hour
Arranged between the parent and teacher to be taken at a suitable time and place for the student
In cases of hardship, some funding assistance maybe available