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  Course Details
Key Tests: WRIT and TOMAL2
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 2 Minutes: 5
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: BDA
Course Manager: Ms Lynette Robertson
Telephone:
Email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/e
  Event Details
Dates: 01/09/2020 - 01/09/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 60.00
SASC Ref.: BDA-15849-010920-OL
   Course Summary
This course will outline the principles of assessment of underlying ability as well as how to administer and score the WRIT test. It will include how to identify statistical significance and prevalence on the WRIT. The course will also outline the subtests on the TOMAL2, with a focus on the ACI. It will explore key points around this assessment index and how to administer the subtests.
   Course Detail

This course will outline the principles of assessment of underlying ability, as well as how to administer and score the WRIT test.  It will include how to identify statistical significance and prevalence on the WRIT.  The course will also outline the subtests on the TOMAL2, with a focus on the Attention/ Concentration Index.  It will explore the key points around this assessment index and how to administer the subtests.  For each test, confounding factors that may impact on assessment are explored and tricky profiles discussed.

   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
   Audience
  • Assessors
   Pre-requisites
  • Hold an APC/AMBDA or other professional membership
   Learning Outcomes
  • Know why tests of underlying ability are carried out
  • Be able to administer and score an intelligence test (the WRIT)
  • Identify statistical significance and prevalence on the WRIT
  • Know how and why we test for short-term and working memory
  • Be able to administer and score key memory tests from the TOMAL2
  • Be confident in completing the Manual Imitation subtest of the TOMAL2
  • Understand confounding factors when testing