If you tick 5 items or more a full assessment is advised.

  • speed of processing: spoken and/or written language slow
  • poor concentration
  • has difficulty following instructions
  • forgetful of words
  • produces messy work with many crossings out
  • has poor pencil grip
  • has poor fine motor skills, weaknesses in speed, control and accuracy of the pencil
  • has difficulty copying from the board
  • makes poor reading progress
  • does not like reading
  • produces phonetic and bizarre spelling
  • comprehension poor
  • is hesitant and laboured in reading
  • misses out words when reading
  • fails to recognise familiar words
  • complains of sore eyes and/or headaches
  • has poor personal organisation, loses things, forgets things
  • has difficulty in learning to tell the time
  • has difficulty in knowing the beginnings and endings of words
  • shows confusion with number order, eg units, tens, hundreds
  • is confused by symbols such as + and x
  • uses fingers for counting
  • has difficulty remembering anything in sequential order
  • has difficulty remembering what day of the week it is, their birth date
  • performs unevenly from day to day
  • employs work avoidance tactics
  • is easily distracted, doesn’t listen
  • is the class clown or is disruptive or withdrawn
  • is excessively tired
  • is tearful before going to school
  • refuses to go to school

Phone Dyslexia Testing Services to discuss your concerns
Margaret in BRISBANE - 07 3822 1544 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.