Dyslexia Screening Test-Junior

For educators and clinicians who help children ages 6:5-11:5 who struggle to read, the DST-J measures a broad range of skills that include nonsense word reading, spelling, copying, memory, receptive vocabulary and reasoning ability, phonological segmentation, semantic and alphabetical language fluency, and motor skill.
Coming soon! The DST-2 will be published in late 2024, combining the DST-J, DST-S, DEST-2, and DAST.

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Age range:
6:6–11:5 years
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Completion time:
30 minutes
Based on UK population

Product Details

The DST-J provides a profile of strengths and weaknesses which can be used to guide the development of in-school support for the student.


  • New Rhyming subtest: Measures phonological ability. Studies have identified rhyming as an important skill in learning to read.
  • New Vocabulary subtest: Measures receptive vocabulary and reasoning ability in a multiple choice format. This provides additional information to help in developing the IEP.