Becoming familiar with basic skills assessment tools
Become familiar with the use of basic skills assessment tools that can be used without psychometric testing training.
Go virtual shopping at Dyslexia Action’s Shop! Remember to check what is already available in your setting, before you go. Then trawl the shelves and return with a list of recommendations (with reasons) for basic skills assessment tools that you feel would be beneficial additions to your setting’s current resources, as well as your arguments against some others. Perhaps look in other shops, too.
Can you persuade your SENCO to part with her budget? If not, find out what is currently being used and why.
NB – Check out who is entitled to administer these assessment tools.