Provides an authoritative and up-to-date guide to best practice in diagnostic assessment to help you recognise and understand specific difficulties and plan effective teaching and support solutions for children and adults. This completely revised edition of Dyslexia: Assessing and Reporting focusses on the core principles, purposes and practicalities of assessment in light of recent research, changing discrimination legislation, new test resources and professional standards. This handbook will be particularly useful for specialist assessors as well as SENCOs, specialist teachers, course tutors, learning support managers, dyslexia/SpLD co-ordinators, and disability officers. - Provides detailed, expert advice on how to interpret results and explore co-occurring difficulties - Offers a coherent approach to reporting, with practical guidance for day-to-day diagnostic work throughout - Fully up to date on current best practice, and especially useful to those undertaking specific training in assessment or seeking to gain or renew an Assessment Practising Certificate 'This is an excellent book!
A very good overview of current concepts in the field of dyslexia and related specific learning disorders and a wealth of knowledge and experience about assessment.' Professor Maggie Snowling, FBA, FMed Sci St. John's College, Oxford