by Anna Barnett, Sheila E Henderson, Beverly Scheib
Age range: 8 to 25 years
Scores/Interpretation: Subtest Scaled Scores, Total Score Percentile Rank, Composite Scores
Completion time: 20-30 minutes
Administration: Individual or group; paper and pencil
Norms: The DASH-2 norms were collected jointly in the UK and Australia/New Zealand, with 50% of the sample in each region and a total n count of 1320.
Qualification Level: C
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The DASH-2 can be used to help identify children and young adults with handwriting speed difficulties.
Benefits of DASH-2
- Provides standardised subtest scores for a variety of different handwriting tasks
- Offers objective evidence on which to base applications for special accommodations in education settings
- Suitable for both individual and group administration
- Offers reliability, based on nationally stratified normative samples of over 1300 children and young adults collected across the UK and Australia between 2021 and 2023
DASH-2 includes 5 subtests that are administered and scored by hand and allow comparison of handwriting performance during written tasks with varying demands.
The DASH-2 subtests:
- Copy Best
- Alphabet Writing
- Copy Fast
- Free Writing
- Graphic Speed
DASH-2 Complete Kit (Print)
Includes Examiner Manual, 25 Record Forms, Set of Stimulus Cards