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  • Reading accuracy

  • Reading comprehension

  • Reading speed

  • Spelling accuracy

  • Writing ability/speed

  • Awareness of sounds

  • Processing speed (a wider range of tests in this section compared to a screening)

  • Verbal memory (a wider range of tests in this section compared to a screening)

  • Underlying ability – verbal and non-verbal

  • Visual processing

  • Full history and checklists completed as appropriate

Screening: A screening assessment usually takes around 2 hours.  Tests include (dependent on the area being assessed):

 

 

 

  • Reading accuracy

  • Reading comprehension

  • Spelling accuracy

  • Writing ability/speed

  • Awareness of sounds

  • Processing speed

  • Verbal memory

  • Visual processing

  • Full history taken

A full diagnostic assessment usually takes around 4 hours.  Tests include:

 

For those aged under 16 we can come to the home to provide the assessment as long as a suitable room is provided, alternatively parents may chose to come to the assessment setting and stay with their child.

We generally ask that those over 16 come to the assessment setting which is based in North Swindon.