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II - Symptom Profile Form
this form to rate your child in the abilities listed below. Use
the following guide:
5-superior 4-good 3-average 2-below
Attention Span: This
is the ability to do close-eye work for at least 20 to 30
minutes. This would include desk work, reading, etc.
is the ability to remember what is read, retain information, recall
facts and memorize.
is the ability to stay on task without distraction.
is the ability to read smoothly across a page without choppy, slow, or
laborious effort. This includes an ability to read without
hesitations, skipping, or miscalling words.
is the ability to write neatly, evenly spaced, and with organization.
is the ability to spell, retain words in long-term memory, and write
words without reversals or transposed letters.
is the ability to follow written or spoken directions and correctly
check (click) each box that your child experiences regardless of
frequency of occurrence:
Complains of discomfort in eyes when
Complains of headaches after reading or
Tiredness in eyes, excessive blinking,
or watery eyes during school
Head turns when reading or tilts head
Loses place often; needs finger to keep
Displays short attention span when
Too frequently omits words, word parts,
Rereads or skips lines when reading
Misaligns numbers in columns
Writes crookedly, poorly spaced
Mistakes words with similar beginnings
Fails to recognize same word in next
Reverses letters and/or words when
reading or writing
Fails to comprehend what was read
Errors in copying from the board,
overhead, or a book
Slow, choppy, mechanical reading
Inability to follow directions
Unusually tired or fatigued at the end
of the school day
Poor spelling ability
Avoids reading, homework, or close-eye
Lack of long-term memory
of Part II: Symptom Profile Form
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