Dr Pamela Snow, La Trobe University Professor and researcher has a fantastic blog on all things reading, early literacy, understanding phonics and great links to current research and issues.
Pam has also been involved in research and implementing change with the language and literacy needs and issues for Juvenile and Youth offenders, a critical group of vulnerable people.
From Pam's Blog
"I'm a Professor and Head of the La Trobe Rural Health School......Central Victoria. My research passion is language and literacy competence - primarily as this pertains to vulnerability in early life. "
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