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

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

  • has difficulty learning nursery rhymes
  • finds difficulty sitting still, listening to stories
  • likes listening to stories but shows no interest in letters or words
  • difficulty learning to sing the alphabet
  • has a history of slow speech development
  • has a history of ear infections or ‘glue ear’
  • has had grommets in ears
  • has difficulty keeping simple rhythm
  • finds it hard to carry out two instructions
  • forgets names of friends, teacher, colours etc.
  • poor auditory discrimination
  • puts clothes on the wrong way round
  • has difficulty with catching, kicking or throwing a ball, hopping or skipping
  • has obvious 'good' and 'bad' days
  • has attended speech therapy
  • has attended occupational therapy

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.