Diagnostic Profile of Dyslexia

This profile was adopted by the Tennessee Center for Dyslexia to support the diagnosis of dyslexia as a discrete reading disability.

  • Intelligence and Listening Comprehension > 90
  • Reading Comprehension 8 or more standard score points < IQ and Listening Comprehension
  • Word Recognition, Spelling, and Word Attack are all 15 or more standard score points < IQ and Listening Comprehension
  • Processing Deficit
    • Phonological Awareness and Phonological Sequencing are well below age level expectations
    • Naming Speed may also be well below age level expectations

Important Events

March 18, 2017
Fluency: Reading Fast or Reading Well

March 31, 2017
April 22, 2017
Special Education Basic Rights - STEP (no registration fee) 
Educators  Parents

May 13, 2017
IEP Planning - STEP (no registration fee) 
Educators  Parents

July 17 - 28, 2017
Structured Literacy Instruction Training