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PTS Assessments

The APAT was designed to identify students who are at risk of developing, or may be experiencing, auditory processing disorder. Subtest scores yield composite scores for global auditory processing, linguistic processing (with additional composites: discrimination, sequencing, and cohesion), and... more
This assessment is designed to identify those who may have delays or impairments with their comprehension or expression of language. It covers the following areas of language development: Sentence comprehension Inferential comprehension Naming Syntactic formulation Syntactic decisions... more
A group reading test that screens for individual difficulties in word recognition. Wordchains is designed for the early identification of specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia. It can give an indicator of whole-class performance as well as a measure of individual pupils' progress... more
The THS-R is an untimed, clinical assessment of neurosensory integration skills evident in handwriting (both manuscript and cursive) that are often disrupted in students with learning difficulties. The THS-R provides standardized assessment of children's handwriting ability for both manuscript... more
The Non-word Reading Test is intended to assess the key word reading skill of phonological recoding in order to identify students who are low on these skills and will require additional assistance. Students respond orally to seven practice items, consisting of single letters, followed by 54... more
This instrument provides a criterion-referenced assessment of reading and arithmetic skills. The Reading subtest assesses basic word attack skills in the following areas: letter recognition, letter sounds, blending, sequencing, decoding of common spelling patterns and multi-syllable words, and... more
SPAT-R is a simple and comprehensive standardised test that provides an overview of the phonological awareness skills required for early literacy development. May be used diagnostically for older children and alternate forms are available for pre-and post testing. Phonological awareness is tested... more
The ASK-KIDS Inventory for Children provides a profile of children’s self-concept in relation to a diverse set of physical, cognitive, and social activities. It includes self-concept in 10 areas: Reading Number Drawing Friends Communication Individuality Belonging Movement... more
This test covers number, measurement, and space, and informs teachers and parents about a student's numeracy development in the early years of schooling. Questions are administered orally.
This test is designed to provide information about a student's ability to learn new concepts and understand new ideas across a range of subjects. The assessment content covers vocabulary, logical verbal reasoning, relationships between words, and symbol manipulation using letters and numbers.... more