3. Finding out if my Child is Dyslexic

  1. Gavin Reid

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch3

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition

How to Cite

Reid, G. (2011) Finding out if my Child is Dyslexic, in Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help Them, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119970897.ch3

Author Information

  1. Vancouver, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 27 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470973745

Online ISBN: 9781119970897

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Keywords:

  • California Association of Licensed Educational Psychologists (CALEP);
  • Educational psychologists;
  • Specialist teacher;
  • Role of parents in the assessment;
  • Parental participation in the assessment;
  • Written expression;
  • ‘response to intervention’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The importance of an assessment

  • Who assesses?

  • Curriculum focus assessment

  • Emotional factors

  • Role of parents in the assessment

  • Parental participation in the assessment

  • Understanding assessment reports

  • Spelling

  • Written expression

  • The spectrum of difficulties

  • Summary