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

  • oral ability better than written work
  • has poor handwriting or writes slowly
  • prints rather than uses cursive
  • produces badly set out or messily written work
  • has difficulty with punctuation and/or grammar
  • confuses upper and lower case letters
  • writes very little
  • teachers comment they are lazy, can do better
  • rarely reads o has difficulty taking notes and/or copying from the board
  • difficulty with organisation of homework
  • finds tasks difficult to complete on time
  • knows more than can be committed to paper
  • is hesitant and laboured when reading aloud
  • omits, repeats or adds extra words
  • reads at a reasonable rate, has a low level of comprehension
  • reads accurately but slowly
  • fails to recognise familiar words
  • misses a line or repeats the same line twice
  • loses place
  • finds difficulty remembering tables
  • confuses signs such as x for +
  • finds mental arithmetic at speed very difficult
  • uses fingers for counting
  • has clear processing problems at speed
  • misunderstands complicated questions
  • cannot remember a list of instructions
  • is disorganised or forgetful
  • has difficulty relating to others
  • is often in the wrong place at the wrong time
  • is excessively tired

Phone Dyslexia Testing Services to discuss your concerns
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