Phonological Battery


An essential toolkit to identify students with phonological difficulties.

This comprehensive battery of tests accurately identifies children who have significant phonological difficulties and need additional help to process sounds in spoken language.

The Phonological Assessment Battery (PhAB) provides six standardised tests for 6–14-year-olds, each designed to sample different aspects of a child’s phonological processing. The diagnostic nature of the results means that they can be used to inform your teaching and help you target intervention programmes to a child’s specific needs and improve their underlying literacy skills.

The later edition of the assessment, the Phonological Assessment Battery 2 (PhAB2) Primary, provides revised versions of the six standardised tests in the original assessment, as well as four new tests, in line with the latest research in phonological awareness. Featuring targeted testing ranges for 5–6 and 7–11-year-olds, it provides more sensitive assessments to give you a greater understanding of a child’s phonological strengths and weaknesses.

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