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


April 21, 2018
Stimulating Children's Listening, Speaking, and Reading Skills to Support Literacy Development
Parents | Teachers

June 18 & 19, 2018
Teaching Students with Intellectual Disability to Read with Friends on the Block: A Comprehensive Text-Centered Early Literacy Curriculum
Dr. Jill Allor
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