Assessment of Dyslexia: Constructs and Challenges (SASC Authorised)

The purpose of this session, by Prof Nancy Mather, is to discuss the cognitive, linguistic risk factors, and reading and writing abilities that should be included in a comprehensive evaluation for dyslexia .In addition, the presenter will describe several challenges that are inherent in the assessment of dyslexia, including: the over-reliance on phonological processing; the difficulty with early identification; the dilemma of twice exceptional students; the existence of co-occurring disorders, such as ADHD and language impairments; and the failure to implement the educational recommendations. Suggested solutions will be provided to address these challenges.

Provider details: 
Evesham College
Davies Road
WR11 1LP
United Kingdom
Contact phone: 
07956 644 786
Course stage: 
Stage 4 - Specialist
Course strand(s): 
B. Theories of dyslexia/SpLD
D. Teaching and supporting learners with dyslexia/SpLD
E. Communicating and working with others
Method of training: 
Type of training: 
Non-accredited CPD
Professional accreditation: 
SASC Accredited
Contact email:
Credits for course: 
1.5 hours general cpd
1.5 hours
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