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Name of test Feifer Assessment of Reading
Version FAR, FAR SF
Previous version(s) FAR, FAR SF
Subjects Literacy
Summary Comprehensive assessment or reading, and the related underlying cognitive and linguistic processes that support proficient reading skills. To help you determine the examine's specific subtype of reading impairment. As well as the total index, phonological, fluency, comprehension and mixed indices are provided.

Assessment screening

Subscales 15 individual subtests measuring various aspects of vocabulary, phonological awareness, decoding skills, rapid automatic naming, orthographical processing, morphological processing, word memory, reading fluency (word and story; silent and oral), and comprehension skills.
Authors S.G. Feifer and R. Gerdhardstein Nader
Publisher PAR
Test source https://www.hogrefe.co.uk/shop/feifer-assessment-of-reading-85125.html
Guidelines available? Yes
Norm-referenced scores. Yes
Age range 4-21 Years
Key Stage(s) applicable to EY, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
UK standardisation sample No
Publication date 2016
Re-norming date n/a


Reason for exclusion from shortlist No UK standardisation available