Headlines headlines
View news itemPost-16 Test list update
The WASI was inadvertently omitted from Post-16 test list - now corrected
View news itemAccess to WIAT®-III UK changed
STEC, with the help of SASC, has successfully negotiated with Pearson to change the qualifications ...
View news itemUpdated test lists issued June 2021
The revised updated test lists for pre and post-16 are now available
View news itemSASC issues updated guidance on Remote Assessment
SASC has updated this guidance including important information from publishers on use of document cameras.
View news itemSASC Conference and AGM programme booking open
SASC Conference and AGM online in June

SASC news feed SASC news feed

  Course Details
New Developments in our Understanding of Dyslexia: Implications for Assessment and Identification
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term:
CPD Credit Hours: Hours: 1 Minutes: 0
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: Patoss
Course Manager: Mrs Sheila Rostill
Telephone: 01386 257808
Email: srostill@patoss-dyslexia.org
Fax:
Website: www.patoss-dyslexia.org
  Event Details
Dates: 24/04/2021 - 24/04/2022
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 30.00
SASC Ref.: PAT-15872-240421-OL
   Audience Restriction
£30 members, £35 non members. This was the keynote speech at thee 2021 conference and is now available as an on demand product
   Course Summary
This is the keynote speech at the Patoss 2021 Virtual Annual Conference & AGM. This session is one hour and 15 minutes long
   Course Detail
Despite decades of research, it has been difficult to achieve consensus on a definition of common learning disabilities such as dyslexia.  This lack of consensus represents a fundamental problem for individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field.  Relatedly, common approaches to assessment of individuals with dyslexia do not result in sufficiently reliable and valid identification.  Because dyslexia is a latent condition with multiple symptoms, not all of which will be present in every individual, approaches to identification that primarily rely on any single criterion are problematical.  
   CPD Themes
  • Reviewing principles of psychometrics, statistics, assessment and underlying theory
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
  • Support
  • Training institutions
   Pre-requisites
  • Delegates will need to book a place on the Patoss 2021 Virtual Conference & AGM to access this keynote speech
   Learning Outcomes
  • An approach to assessment will be described that addresses this problem by combining multiple sources of information including phonological processing, reading, oral language, family history, and common co-occurring conditions such as deficits in attention.
  • Advances in our knowledge of the prevalence of dyslexia makes it possible to further improve assessment by using a Bayesian approach to combine these multiple sources of information.