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Checklist for assessing handwriting

Assessment can be both formal and informal. This photocopiable resource from Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties  provides an informal assessment resource - a handy checklist of the characteristics of handwriting that the teacher should consider when assessing a piece of writing.

 


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


We recommend accompanying this resource with the suggestions and guidance on "
Chapter 8 Informal Approaches: Assessing Difficulties in Handwriting" in Assessment of Learners with Dyslexic-type Difficulties. If you want to know more about how to teach litercy to learners with Dyslexia take a look at Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia