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Name of test Adult Reading Test - First Edition
Version Second Edition
Previous version(s) ART, ART-2
Subjects Literacy
Summary Assess the literacy skills of adults. A prose reading test that provides measures of reading accuracy, reading comprehension, speed of reading and speed of writing, using centile scores. The test was standardised on a UK student population attending Further and Higher Education colleges/universities in the South East of England.

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Authors John Everatt, Peter Brooks, Rob Fidler
Publisher Pearson
Test source https://www.pearsonclinical.co.uk/Psychology/AdultCognitionNeuropsychologyandLanguage/AdultLanguage/AdultReadingTest(ART)/AdultReadingTest(ART).aspx
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 16-55 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS5
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2004
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No recent norms available