Dyslexia Screening - Psychology-Counselling

Child and Family Psychologist Expert Witness
Helping you make the right decisions.
Sandy Gaskins
BA Hons (Psychol),M.A.Couns,PIP-PIN (Dip),CPsychol,Csci,CQSW,NNEB,EWI,AFBPsS
Chartered Psychologist,  Chartered Scientist,  Registered Social worker
Accredited Expert Witness (Family Certificate)
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Dyslexia Screening only
A series of tests for Dyslexia, Identifying strengths  and areas of development. Not as in depth as the other specific tests.  The tests take approximately 60 mins.

The following tests are used to complete a  comprehensive Dyslexia test, and  used for the disabled students  allowance (DSA). The tests are also available separately.

Cognitive Processing Wechsler intelligence tests (WAIS IV, WISC IV, WASI):
These are the most widely used intelligence  assessments and among the most widely used neuro Psychological  assessments. Wechsler believed intelligence is multifaceted and so any  test of intelligence must reflect this. The WAIS and WISC take  approximately 90 mins to administer and the analysis provides and  overall full scale IQ and sub tests results indicating strengths and  Weaknesses.

Phonological Processing CTOPP - 2:
The CTOPP-2 is a norm-reference test that measurers  phonological processing abilities related to reading. The test takes 30 -  45 mins to complete

Literacy The Adult Reading Test and Gort 5 for younger people.
Reading is assessed by reading aloud only Memory  factual and inferential comprehension questions. It is advisable in the  case of dyslexia to carry out a piece of free writing over a longer time  than 2 Minutes.  The Gort -5 is a norm-reference, reliable test that  yields valid results for individuals ages 6 years through to 23. The  tests takes 30 mins to complete.

Working Memory Assessment Automated Working Memory:
The Automated Working Memory Assessment (AWMA) is a  computer based assessment of working memory skills, with a user-friendly  interface. It provides a practical and convenient way to screen  individuals for significant working memory problems. The test takes 45  mins to complete.
┬ęSandy Gaskins, Psychologist and Expert Witness  Telephone. 01202 761323. Mobile 07802565500
Email: sandy@psychology-counselling.com. 2 The Wick.10 Burton Road. Poole Dorset BH13 6DU. Covering South West, South East and South, England
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