There's no single test for dyslexia.
Diagnosis involves an evaluation of medical, cognitive, sensory-processing, educational and psychological factors. Your doctor
may ask about your child's developmental and medical history as well as your family medical history.
may also suggest that your child undergo:
Vision, hearing and neurological evaluations. These evaluations can help determine whether another disorder
may be causing or contributing to your child's poor reading ability.
psychological assessment. This can help determine whether social problems, anxiety or depression
may be limiting your child's abilities.
evaluation of educational skills. Your child may take
a set of educational tests and have the process and quality of his or her reading skills analyzed
by an expert.