1st Edition

The Psychological Assessment of Reading

By John Beech, Chris Singleton Copyright 1997

    A useful guide to best practice including reviews of the latest and most helpful tests available. In Part One, contributors discuss the theory of reading assessment including issues such as screening, legal aspects, memory and visual problems, computer based assessment and the dyslexias. Part Two contains the review section where experts give comprehensive reviews of named tests.

    1 The psychological assessment of reading: theoretical issues and professional solutions 2 Assessment by classroom teachers 3 Assessment by educational psychologists 4 Screening early literacy 5 Assessment of visual problems in reading 6 Assessment of phonological skills and their role in the development of reading and spelling skills 7 Assessment of memory and reading 8 Assessment of affective and motivational aspects of reading 9 Assessment of comprehension in reading 10 Assessment of spelling and related aspects of written expression 11 Assessment of adult reading skills 12 Assessment of acquired disorders of reading 13 Computeit-based assessment of reading 14 The legal aspects of die assessment of literacy and writing difficulties


    John Beech (Author) ,  Chris Singleton (Author)