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Is Lucid Exact on the JCQ recommended list of tests?

Why do you have to transfer scores from Lucid Exact to the JCQ Form 8 – why doesn’t Exact simply produce a JCQ form to print and send off?

The word recognition test in Lucid Exact is timed but JCQ regulations currently specify an untimed test of single word reading, so how can teachers deal with this JCQ requirement?

Why doesn’t Lucid Exact include an IQ test so that very bright dyslexic students who do not have literacy standard scores below 85 can still get access arrangements?

Our school currently employs someone to carry out assessments for access arrangements and that costs quite a lot of money. If we use Lucid Exact will we be able to save money by dispensing with this assessor’s services?

What qualifications do I need to assess for access arrangements?

Why are the tests in Lucid Exact speeded (i.e. timed rather than untimed)?

The handwriting test in Lucid Exact involves writing to dictation whereas JCQ regulations currently specify a free writing test. How can teachers deal with this JCQ requirement?

What does it mean when the report says the student did the reading comprehension test too quickly?

What are the test ceilings for Lucid Exact tests?


Lucid Exact doesn't include any tests of cognitive processing. How can they be assessed when applying for access arrangements?

What training should a Learning Support Assistant have had in order to administer Lucid Exact for screening?

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Other FAQs

If I use Lucid Exact do I still need to use LASS 11-15?

What uses does Lucid Exact have other than for exam access arrangements?

Why doesn’t the age range for Lucid Exact extend down to Year 6 so that it could be used for access arrangements for SATs?

Why doesn’t Lucid Exact include an IQ test so that very bright dyslexic students who do not have literacy standard scores below 85 can still get access arrangements?

Our school currently employs someone to carry out assessments for access arrangements and that costs quite a lot of money. If we use Lucid Exact will we be able to save money by dispensing with this assessor’s services?

What does it mean when the report says the student did the reading comprehension test too quickly?

What are the test ceilings for Lucid Exact tests?

Can Lucid Exact be used to assess student over the age of 24 years 11 months?

If a student fails to complete the Exact reading comprehension test, how does that affect the score?

When the student scores poorly on both Exact reading speed and on reading comprehension accuracy, has the slow reading speed affected the accuracy score?

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