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PTS Assessments

The SCICA maximises the value of interviews with a flexible user-friendly protocol,  plus forms for interviews to rate their observations as well as a child's self-reports during the interview. The SCICA protocol provides open-ended questions covering children's activities and school... more
Using the Direct Observation Form (DOF), an observer writes a description of a child's behaviour as it occurs over a 10 minute interval in classrooms or other group settings. The observer scores on-task behaviour at 1 minute intervals and 96 problem items at the end of 10 minutes. Teacher aides and... more
This resource identifies students level of emotional literacy and provides follow-up activities for intervention where necessary. The assessment covers elements of emotional literacy including: self-awareness, emotional resilience, motivation, and handling of emotions and relationships. It also... more
The BERS-2 contains 52 items that measure five aspects of a child's strength: Interpersonal strength Involvement with family Intrapersonal strength Social functioning Affective strength The BERS-2 can identify the individual behavioural and emotional strengths of children, the... more
The TWS-5 uses a dictated-word format to quickly and accurately assess the spelling skills of children aged 6 through to 18 years. Results of the TWS-5 can be used to identify students whose scores are significantly below those of their peers and who may need additional support to improve... more
Building on the strong theory and research underpinning the original OWLS, the second edition of this highly regarded test offers an integrated, global approach to language assessment. The OWLS-II adds a Reading Comprehension Scale, updated norms, new items, a parallel form, improved scoring... more
The Test of Reading Comprehension is designed to help teachers assess reading comprehension skills in students from Year 3 to Year 10. The third edition of the TORCH replaces TORCH-2 and TORCH Plus, building on popular features of these assessments and providing nine new passages and items. The... more
The DTVP-3 is used to identify visual-perceptual deficits in children. This battery of five subtests is an updated version of Marianne Frostig's Developmental Test of Visual Perception - Second Edition and yields scores for both visual perception (no motor response) and visual-motor integration... more
First published in 1999, the Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP) has been popular with professionals in psychology and education. The Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing (CTOPP) helps identify individuals, from preschool through to college, who may benefit from... more
The York Assessment of Reading for Comprehension (YARC) - Australian Edition, enables teachers to assess the reading and comprehension skills of children aged 5 to 18 years.  It is ideal for following up at an individual level after group testing and provides a wide range of invaluable... more