Tests Available through Anchor Education
Early Reading Diagnostic Assessment
Provides a comprehensive diagnostic assessment of early reading skills that meet all the requirements of the Reading First Legislation.
Gives passage reading accuracy/comprehension – miscue analysis allows to see where mistakes are being made where reading is difficult.
Wide Range Achievement Test
Word reading, sentence comprehension, math computation, spelling.
Wechsler Individual Achievement Test
Word reading, passage comprehension, reading rate, spelling.
It provides the following:
Assesses general cognitive, non-verbal ability.
Working Memory Test Battery for Children
Gives a comparison of strengths of visual, auditory and kinaesthetic working memory and executive function ability.
Shows phonological awareness
The Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP) assesses phonological awareness, phonological memory and rapid naming. Individuals with deficits in one or more of these kinds of phonological processing abilities may have more difficulty learning to read than those who do not. The CTOPP was developed to aid in the identification of individuals from nursery through to college who may profit from instructional activities to enhance their phonological skills.
The CTOPP has four principle uses:
BROWN’S AD(H)D Scale
The Brown ADD Scales go beyond measures that address only hyperactivity to assess for less apparent impairments of executive functioning, it looks at
Social Interaction and Social Communication Rating Scales
Will assist in identifying behaviours associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in individuals and in estimating the severity of the child's disorder.
Gives an indication if dyslexia may be the problem that is causing the child difficulties in reading and spelling.