Dyslexia screening can be fun
Nessy believes that all students should be screened for dyslexia by the age of 7 to identify and support all struggling readers in the classroom. This dyslexia test provides a snapshot of learning abilities linked to dyslexia and because it’s games based, students have fun without realising they are being assessed.
Assessment game 1: Visual Word Memory
Using commonly misspelled words, hold a visual memory of a word and find the correct match.
Assessment game 2: Auditory Sequential Memory
Listen to a series of instructions and follow them in the correct sequence.
Assessment game 3: Visual Sequential Memory
See a sequence of graphic symbols and find the correct match. Speed and accuracy are scored.
Assessment game 4: Processing Speed
How quickly can a sequence of symbols be matched to numbers.
Assessment game 5: Phonological Awareness
Complete a variety of phonological activities: phoneme omission and addition. Phoneme manipulation. Phoneme sequencing.
Assessment game 6: Working Memory
Listen, then recall a sequence of numbers in reverse order.
- Covers age ranges 5-7, 8-10 & 11-16
- Each assessment game tests memory and learning skills in key areas affected by dyslexia
- Teachers can review all student results in one place
- The assessment reports are easy to understand so no teacher training is required
- Children are motivated to complete the games by collecting yetis and don’t realise they’re being assessed.
- Encourages repeated gameplay with 3 pathways up yeti mountain