Test identification

Name of test Dyslexia Screening Test - Junior
Previous version(s) DST-J, DST-S
Subjects Literacy
Summary Deigned for early identification of students at risk for reading failure. The DST-J provides a profile of strengths and weaknesses.

Assessment screening

Subscales Rapid naming, bead threading, one minute reading, postural stability, phonemic segmentation, two minute spelling, backwards digit span, nonsense passage reading, one minute writing, verbal fluency, rhyme NEW, vocabulary NEW
Authors Angela Fawcett, Rod Nicolson
Publisher Pearson
Test source https://www.pearsonassessments.com/store/usassessments/en/Store/Professional-Assessments/Academic-Learning/Brief/Dyslexia-Screening-Test-Junior/p/100000696.html
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 6.6 Years- 11.5 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to KS1, KS2
UK standardisation sample Yes
Publication date 2004
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No recent norms available