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Child Cognition, Language and Neuropsychology -
Language

Dyslexia Screening Test - Secondary (DST-S)
Dr Angela Fawcett and Professor Rod Nicolson, 2004

Overview:
Identify children in secondary school who are at risk of dyslexia

Age Range:
11 years 6 months to 16 years 5 months

Administration:
Individual - 30 minutes

The revised Dyslexia Screening Test now covers primary and secondary school-aged children in two seperate assessments. The division of the DST into two tests, DST-Junior and DST-Secondary, include extra subtests which are particularly relevant to the age group. 

The DST-S provides a profile of strengths and weaknesses which can be used to guide the development of in-school support for the child. 

The DST-S is designed to identify those children who are still experiencing difficulties at secondary school and provides data which can be used in support of requesting extra time concessions in exams. 

The DST-S replaces the best selling DST and reflects changes in theory and practice since this initial publication with additional subtests, validation studies and case histories and scoring software. 

The DST-S cosists of the following subtests: 


Available Products

Materials

Complete kit: Includes examiner's manual, envelope 1 (containing 10 subtest cards and sample permission letter), envelope 2 (containing score keys), balance tester, blindfold, beads, cord, backwards digit span tape, scoring software and 50 score sheets in a carry case
Upgrade kit: Includes examiner's manual, envelope 1 (containing 10 subtest cards and sample permission letter), envelope 2 (containing score keys), scoring software with manual and 50 score sheets in a carry case
Additional copies of materials:
Manual
Score sheets, pad of 50