Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting, Second Edition (DASH-2) Kit
Please note: DASH-2 Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting will not be available until the end of May 2024.
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