What is the process?

  • The full diagnostic dyslexia assessment takes two and a half to three hours and covers reading fluency, reading accuracy, reading speed, reading comprehension, spelling, writing, phonological awareness, phonological memory, phonological processing, visual processing, short term memory, working memory, attention and concentration index, verbal ability, visual ability and mathematics.
  • The dyscalculia assessment covers a verbal index score that is a measure of automatic fact retrieval and the linguistic components of mathematics, a procedural index score that measures a student's ability to count, order, and sequence numbers or mathematical procedures, a Semantic Index score that is a measure of visual—spatial and conceptual components, including magnitude representation, patterns and relationships, higher-level mathematical problem solving, and number sense. It also covers visual processing, short term memory, working memory, attention and concentration index and visual ability.
  • A report in then written in accordance with SASC Guidelines. This normally takes between one and two weeks.
  • The report is sent to the client as a PDF that can be then forwarded onto school/ college/ university/ work.