Dyscalculia Quick Reference Guide

  • Age range: 6-14 Years
  • Suitable for: Teachers, Assessment Co-ordinators and SENCOs
  • Test duration: Untimed
  • Test format: Digital

Dyscalculia Screener and Guidance

Dyscalculia Screener

Identifies dyscalculic tendencies in pupils aged 6–14+ years and recommends intervention strategies to help them achieve their potential.

The 30 minute test is an ideal tool for screening an entire year group, or for screening those pupils showing some signs of difficulty. It can play an important part in helping both specialist and non-specialist teachers distinguish between those individuals who have poor maths attainment and those whose difficulties are associated with dyscalculia. The screener provides a true measure of a pupil's facility with numbers through evaluating their ability to understand number size, simple addition and simple multiplication.

Results and Reporting

The Dyscalculia Screener has been standardised, so you can be assured that results presented are accurate and reliable. Results are easy to interpret and information on a pupil's strengths and weaknesses are detailed across each test. Standard Age Scores are provided and you will benefit from recommendations made as to the next steps in either further assessment or intervention.

The assessment offers the following reports:

  • A Diagnostic Group Report; a convenient way of assimilating and storing results for a group of readers.
  • A Parent/Carer Report plus further guidance and letter templates will help support your communication with parents and carers both before and after screening.


Dyscalculia Guidance

Dyscalculia Guidance is an invaluable resource; ideal for use after the Dyscalculia Screener Digital in providing teachers and SENCOs with practical advice on supporting dyscalculic pupils, from pre-school through to university level.

The handbook features:

  • Advice and effective activities based on real classroom experiences
  • Photocopiable materials for use in the classroom and small group settings
  • Practical activities and games, grouped with specific areas of mathematics, which build foundation knowledge vital to the progress of dyscalculic pupils.

Why use Dyscalculia Guidance?

  • The comprehensive guide offers practical advice as well as specific teaching strategies that have proven effective, to help dyscalculic pupils achieve their potential
  • It will enable teachers to better understand the nature of the condition and how best to support pupilsfrom early years to those in higher education, with recommendations for further reading
  • It provides a definition and description of developmental dyscalculia to aid your understanding of the condition
  • Numerous activities, with many photocopiable resources, will help teachers structure day-to-day teaching plans
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