As a screening tool LASS provides invaluable information about the nature of a students difficulties enabling a much more focused approach to in-depth assessment where necessary.
Cathy Ellis, SpLD Teacher, London

Lucid LASS 8-11 Quick Reference Guide

  • Age range: 8-11 Years
  • Suitable for: Teachers, Assessment Co-ordinators and SENCOs
  • Test duration: 30-45 minutes
  • Test format: Online platform (GL Ready)

Lucid LASS

The outcome of comprehensive research at the University of Hull and originally published in 2006, Lucid LASS 8-11 is widely used by schools in the UK and internationally. Working with the original authors, LASS 8-11 has been updated, re-standardised and is now available online on our GL Ready platform. 

LASS 8-11 pinpoints specific areas of need and is taken by pupils who have a high probability of dyslexia. It gives a more detailed indication of a pupil’s particular strengths and weaknesses that may impact reading.

It is available in two versions: for ages 8-11 and for 11-15. For further information on LASS 11-15 please click here.

LASS 8-11 assesses:

  • Working memory
  • Phonological awareness
  • Phonological processing 
  • Reasoning
  • Single word, sentence and non-word reading
  • Spelling

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