American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Test of Word Reading Efficiency (TOWRE)

Author(s):Joseph Torgesen, Richard Wagner, and Carol Rashotte
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PRO-ED
Year:1999
Age Range:6;0-24;11 (years; months)
Administration Time:5-10 minutes
Language(s):English
Computerized Scoring:No
Description:The Sight Word Efficiency (SWE) subtest assesses the number of real printed words that can be accurately identified within 45 seconds. The Phonetic Decoding Efficiency (PDE) subtest measures the number of pronounceable printed nonwords that can be accurately decoded within 45 seconds.

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