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Lucid Rapid - Dyslexia Screening
For Ages 4-15

Rapid quickly identifies pupils with a high, medium or low probability of dyslexia.

The outcome of comprehensive research at the University of Hull, UK and originally published in 1996, Lucid CoPS is widely used by schools in NZ, the UK and internationally. Working with the original authors, CoPS has been updated, re-standardised and is now available online on the GL Ready platform.

Use Rapid, our quick whole-school dyslexia screener, for pupils aged 4-15 then follow up with CoPs 4-7, or LASS 8-11, for a more detailed picture of their learning profile.

Swift, objective and accurate indication of dyslexia
Taking only 15 minutes, Lucid Rapid Dyslexia Screening is the solution for quick screening for dyslexia in the 4 to 15 age range. The computer gives each child three enjoyable and non-threatening tests that are sensitive cognitive indicators of dyslexia. Each Screening component has been individually standardised, validated and calibrated to maximise accuracy in detection of dyslexia and prevent dyslexic children 'slipping through the net'. There are very low rates of false positives ('false alarms') and false negatives ('misses').
The tests in Lucid Rapid
  • Phonological Processing (4 - 15 years)
  • Working Memory (4 - 15 Years)
  • Phonic Decoding Skills (8 - 15 years)
  • Visual-verbal integration memory (4 - 7 years)

Test Duration: 15-20 minutes
3 short subtests take a total of 15 minutes to complete.
Immediate results with automatic interpretation
Lucid Rapid Dyslexia Screening - Working Memory Test Results are available immediately: a simple print-out of results, which incorporates automatic expert interpretation, gives clear indication of the probability of dyslexia in every case. The automatic interpretation feature means that Working Memory Test can also be used very effectively by non-teaching staff. The accompanying manual provides guidance on differentiated action after screening.
Follow-up assessments
What if a teacher wants to follow up a screening with a more detailed diagnostic assessment? Easy - the results of Lucid Rapid can be automatically integrated into established dyslexia diagnostic programs such as Lucid CoPS Cognitive Profiling System, LASS 8-11 and LASS 11-15, thus avoiding duplication of effort.
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