Non-verbal reasoning

Subtest Level Recommendations

Non-verbal reasoning

Very low (Accuracy SAS <75)

Check: Check verbal reasoning score to see if ability is generally low, or if only non-verbal reasoning is affected.

Action: Aspects of learning that depend more on non-verbal skills (e.g. maths) may suffer, so careful monitoring of progress in these areas is essential. For further information on maths difficulties, see page 61 of the LASS 8-11 manual.

Below average (Accuracy SAS 76-87)

Check: Check verbal reasoning score to see if ability is generally below average, or if only non-verbal reasoning is affected.

Action: Aspects of learning that depend more on non-verbal skills (e.g. maths) may suffer, so careful monitoring of progress in these areas is recommended. For further information on maths difficulties, see page 61 of the LASS 8-11 manual.

Slightly below average (Accuracy SAS 88-94)

Check: Check verbal reasoning score to see if ability is generally below average, or if only non-verbal reasoning is affected.

Action: Aspects of learning that depend more on non-verbal skills (e.g. maths) may suffer, so monitoring of progress in these areas is recommended. For further information on maths difficulties, see page 61 of the LASS 8-11 manual.