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

Jan 21, 2017
Accurate and Automatic Decoding Workshop for Educators

Jan 28, 2017
The MTSU Literacy Studies Ph.D. Program announces the 
5th Annual MTSU Literacy Research Conference

Feb 25, 2017
Integrating Free or Inexpensive Technology in Grades 4 - 12 
Educators  Parents

Mar 31, 2017