Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting

  • Anna Barnett
  • Sheila E Henderson
  • Beverly Scheib
  • Joerg Schulz
Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting is a reliable, age-appropriate measure of handwriting speed for children. DASH helps identify kids with handwriting difficulties and provides relevant information for intervention planning. Guidance on using this test in your telepractice.
Important: DASH-2 is coming September 2023

Choose from our formats

  • Kits

    Starter & complete kits, print & digital

    1 option

    From USD 205.94
  • Test forms reports

    Booklets, record forms, answer sheets, report usages & subscriptions

    1 option

    From USD 59.83
  • Support materials

    Manuals, stimulus books, replacement items & other materials

    4 options

    From USD 22.26
  • All products

    All tests and materials offered for DASH

    6 options

    From USD 22.26
- of 6 results
  • DASH Complete Kit
    9780749136406 Qualification Level A

    USD 205.94

  • DASH Cards in Envelope
    9780749136413 Qualification Level A

    USD 22.26

  • DASH Q-global Manual (Digital)
    9780749136437 Qualification Level A

    For use in conjunction with the DASH Complete Kit. Please note this is a read-only resource which cannot be printed.

    USD 116.89

    Estimated to ship:4 weeks
  • DASH Record Forms 25 Pack
    9780749136420 Qualification Level B

    USD 59.83

    Estimated to ship:4 weeks
  • DASH Q-global Manual (Digital)
    A103000275893 Qualification Level B

    USD 137.08

  • DASH Q-global Card Set (Digital)
    A103000275894 Qualification Level B

    Once ordered, the digital asset is accessible by logging into Q-global and visiting the Q-global Resource Library. It is a view-only digital file.

    USD 23.58


Publication date:
Age range:
9:0 – 16:11
Qualification level:
Completion time:
30 Minutes
Paper and Pencil, Group or Individual
Guidance on using this test in your telepractice

Product Details

The Detailed Assessment of Speed of Handwriting can be used to help identify children with handwriting difficulties.


  • Provides standardized subtest scores.
  • Provides composite scores.
  • Offers reliability, based on a nationally stratified normative sample of over 500 children collected across the UK in 2006.


DASH includes 5 subtests that are administered and scored by hand.

  • Subtests examine fine motor and precision skills.
  • The speed of producing well known symbolic material is tested
  • The ability to alter speed of performance on two tasks with identical content and free writing competency is tested.



Find out how to use this test in your telepractice.

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