Screening Tests

 

The Dyslexia Screener is an assessment that identifies dyslexic tendencies in pupils aged 5 to 16. This test does not provide a formal diagnosis of dyslexia; only a full diagnostic assessment can determine if dyslexia is present.

 

The assessment comprises six tests: Non-verbal reasoning, Phonological Processing, Spelling, Visual Search, Reading and Vocabulary.  It takes between 50 minutes and 1 hour to complete.

 

 

The Dyscalculia Screener is to identify children aged 6-14 who are experiencing difficulties with arithmetic, known to be associated with Dyscalculia that may require further investigation.  The screener comprises of five computer-controlled sub-tests: Reaction Time, Dot enumeration, Numerical Stroop, Arithmetic Addition, Arithmetic Multiplication. It takes between 30 minutes and 1 hour to complete.

 

 

 

Reports

A brief report (2 pages) will be prepared and discussed with parents within 1-2 weeks of either screener.