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Tutoring Neurodiverse
Students

At BTA, we cater to all students and strive to ensure that we provide the approaches and structures most suited to your child. To that end, our tutors are trained to teach neurodiverse students, equipping them with an array of tools and strategies to best engage with and teach every student.

This training is based on our tutors’ experiences and the perspectives they have found to be most helpful for their students, and spans ways tutors can structure lessons to best benefit students, to different activities to suit student’s most productive learning approaches.

 

As part of our enrolment form, we have a section dedicated to neurodiversity and best learning approaches. If you wish to communicate this information with us, this will be passed onto your child’s tutor, so that they will be informed and prepared before this first lesson.
 

It is important to note that whilst BTA tutors undergo training on tutoring neurodiverse students, they are not trained to identify or diagnose students with neurodiverse needs. We strongly recommend you seek the advice of your General Practitioner, clinical psychologist and/or occupational therapist prior to commencing tutoring with us if you are concerned about your child’s neurodiverse learning needs.

What does it mean to have a learning difficulty or disability?

The education syllabus is constructed in a way that only works effectively for a specific demographic of students. Students with learning disabilities such as ADHD and dyslexia are more likely to struggle in school because of these institutional barriers.

This is called the ‘social model’ of disability: the idea that neurodiverse students are completely capable of doing well, but barriers including restricted access to resources, systemic exclusion and prejudice prevent the student from reaching their full potential.

It is our responsibility as tutors to provide a sufficient and engaging learning environment that allows neurodiverse students to learn safely and comfortable at their own pace and speed.

  • Students with learning disabilities are completely capable of learning. The way we structure lessons and content will impact the student's ability to learn. 
     

  • Students with learning disabilities usually try hard to meet the level of their peers.
     

  • We need to engage neurodiverse students in different, multisensory ways.

  • Students with learning disabilities have a limited capacity to learn.
     

  • Students with learning disabilities just need to try harder.
     

  • Students just need to get better at learning like the other students.

What it does mean

What it does not mean

Learning Disability

Our Role as Tutors

For neurodiverse students, having someone who they can trust to raise issues with is very important. The student needs to be confident that if they share with a tutor that they are struggling to understand something, this will be met with empathy rather than ridicule or disbelief.

Fostering trust and confidence is key to creating a safe environment where the student feels comfortable sharing what they do not know and what they struggle with, so we as tutors can best help them improve and know where to focus our attention.

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Belrose Tutoring Academy (BTA) is open 6 days a week (Mon - Sat) but our management team is only available Monday - Friday. 

Please note that due to surging demand for our tutoring services, we are sometimes unable to immediately book students in for lessons.

If you're looking for tutoring in the future, we encourage you to register for our waiting list today so you
don't miss out. 

We are currently accepting both immediate start and Term 1, 2024 enrolments.

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Pay As You Go Tutoring
 with BTA 

Years 3 - 10
$75/hour i
ncl. GST

Years 11 & 12
$
90/hour incl. GST

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Benefits 
 

  • Qualified BTA tutor who has undergone BTA's thorough training & induction program

  • Same tutor each week

  • Same location each week

  • No lock-in contracts 

  • Lessons in any of our academies, your home or online 

  • Same time and day each week (as best as possible) 

  • Access to the BTA Library for hardcopy and digital textbooks and resources

  • Set up auto-pay via credit card or debit card and enjoy fuss-free payments 

  • Set up auto-pay via direct debit – No processing fee

  • Access to customer portal to track invoices and payment history

  • Secure payments via Pinch, credit card or bank transfer

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 If you're not 100% happy with your lesson, we will not charge you.

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Why do we charge more for Year 11 and 12?

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Our HSC and IB tutors receive a significant amount of extra training to ensure they are equipped with the skills and knowledge to provide top-quality tutoring to our senior students. 

 

On top of of this, we have an created an abundance of useful resources for our senior students including practice assessments, text summaries and more.

BTA specialises in tutoring Years 11 and 12 and these year groups make up the majority of our students.

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