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Checklist for assessing handwriting of dyslexic learners

Assessment can be both formal and informal. Try out this informal assessment resource from Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties to use with your dyslexic learners. It is a handy checklist of characteristics of handwriting that you should consider when assessing a piece of writing.

Download this checklist

Phillips et al Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties checklist

We recommend accompanying this resource with the suggestions and guidance on Chapter 9: "Informal Approaches: Assessing Difficulties in Handwriting" in Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties. If you want to know more about how to teach literacy to learners with Dyslexia take a look at Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia