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The development and validity of Lucid Adult Dyslexia Screening ( LADS )

  title={The development and validity of Lucid Adult Dyslexia Screening ( LADS )},
  author={Chris Singleton and Joanna Kathryn Horne},
One might pose the question: since adults with dyslexia typically have problems with reading, writing and spelling, why nor simply measure those skills in order to identify the individuals who have dyslexia? The problems with this approach are (a) the differences in literacy skills between dyslexic and non-dyslexic persons are largely quantitative rather than qualitative, and (b) the development of compensatory strategies (especially by individuals with higher intelligence) often masks such… 
A study of the guidance counselling needs of adults with dyslexia within the Irish adult educational guidance service
A Study of the Guidance Counselling Needs of Adults with Dyslexia within the Irish Adult Educational Guidance Service, by Petra Elftorp Guidance counselling is identified in policy discourse as an
Predicting school performance and early risk of failure from an intelligent tutoring system
Using the students’ interaction logs with AmritaITS to predict student performance, in English and Mathematics subjects, via summative and formative assessments, and predict students who may be at risk of failing the final examination, demonstrated promise in identifying students who might be atrisk of suffering from reading difficulties.
Dyslexic Children: The Need for Parents Awareness
Dyslexia is a life-term disability which can affect both children and adults. Studies show that dyslexic children face many difficulties in their educational interactions and social surroundings.


Dyslexia in the Workplace
Dyslexia may continue to be an issue with individuals after they leave formal education and enter the workplace. They may still have specific difficulties with reading, spelling and writing, but also
The psychological assessment of reading
There are many circumstances under which both children and adults need to have their literacy skills assessed. This book provides comprehensive guidance for all those involved in the assessment
Dyslexia in Adults: Education and Employment
About the Authors. Preface. Education and Employment: Issues for Adults with Dyslexia. Screening, Assessment and Support. Training for Training. Dyslexia and the Workplace. Strategies for Learning.
Computer-based assessment in education
Previous studies have indicated that computerised assessment enables psychologists and teachers to carry out assessment of cognitive abilities and basic skills speedily and easily, and pupils
In Defence of Discrepancy Definitions of Specific Learning Difficulties
Summary Frederickson and Reason (1995) proposed the Phonological Assessment Battery as a measure of dyslexia superior to the IQ‐reading age discrepancy model, which they regard as outmoded. It is
Screening Early Literacy: Ideology, Illusion, and Intervention.
During a recent series of INSET courses directed by the author, a number of questions related to the issues of screening children's early development in literacy were raised by teachers and advisory
Dyslexia: A Hundred Years on
Innovations in Computerized Assessment
This chapter discusses the development of a Computerized Adaptive Selection System for Computer Programmers in a Financial Services Company and the implementation of Behavioral Testing Through Computerization.
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  • Psychology
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  • 1985
Definition: To what extent does the study allow us to draw conclusions about a causal effect between two or more constructs? Issues: Selection, maturation, history, mortality, testing, regression
A revised adult dyslexia
  • checklist. Educare,
  • 1994