What types of tests are in a dyslexia evaluation? How is dyslexia diagnosed?

Get an inside look as Matthew M. Cruger, PhD, a clinical psychologist and senior director of the Learning and Development Center at the Child Mind Institute, evaluates a child for learning and thinking differences. See the dyslexia tests he uses. Hear him explain how these dyslexia tests fit into the overall dyslexia evaluation process.

Want more information about how to request a dyslexia evaluation at your child’s school? Or how to understand the evaluation results? Visit Understood/evaluations. Parents Helping Parents offers a template letter for requesting an evaluation from your child’s school, click to download.

The tests in this video were developed by the Child Mind Institute and protected by copyright. “Clothing,” “Grandma’s Puppy” and “Rhyming Animals” © 2012 Sue Peterson

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