International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Greece | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018 | Rating: 6.7 / 10


A Diagnostic Test for Specific Developmental Dyslexia: A Pilot Study

Christiana Rina | Georgios Tatsis | Evangelia-Anna Kalognomou | Victoria Zakopoulou


Abstract: This paper describes the pilot application of a Dyslexia Test, developed as a comprehensive assessment tool. The test assesses learning difficulties which reflect the main symptoms of SDD in children between 7-12 years. The results showed that [1] the task difficulty index ranged between 76 % and 7 %, [2] Cronbachs index of the tasks was =653 and [3] all the sub-tests were found to be strong indicators of the SDD profile. In conclusion, the pilot application of the proposed Dyslexia Test diagnostic tool demonstrated a high degree of reliability and validity, rendering the standardization of the test as indispensable for completing this research.


Keywords: Dyslexia, Memory, Reading, Writing, Grammar


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,


Pages: 1511 - 1519


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