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Dyslexia Measures or Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)

RAN or Rapid Automatized Naming is the ability to quickly name aloud a series of familiar items.  RAN can be used for the purpose of screening for dyslexia in Grades K and 1. There are RAN measures available under Resources.

Most states authorize using the following measures to used be for screening for Dyslexia:

Grade K
Phoneme Segmenting (this is a measure of phonological awareness)
Letter Sounds Fluency (this is a measure of letter-sound correspondence)
Rapid Automatic Naming (this is a measure of students’ rapid naming ability)

Grade 1
Phoneme Segmenting (this is a measure of phonological awareness)
Letter Sounds Fluency (this is a measure of letter-sound correspondence)
Word Reading Fluency (this is a measure of students’ ability to read discrete words)
Passage Reading Fluency (this is a measure of students’ oral reading fluency)

Last Updated: July 21st, 2022
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