To Assess or Not to Assess?


 ‘In the case of dyslexia, the efforts of at least 50 years of scientific research have removed any stigma which is attached, and rather than being an obstacle to progress, the label can offer hope to the child or adult who is affected, coupled with increased (rather than declining) motivation.’

Snowling, M.J. (2015) The Dyslexia Debate: Reasons to Label.  A response to Elliott, in The Psychology of Education Review., 39, 20-21.