Digital version of the Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN): a contribution to early detection of reading problems in children

Davino Silva Junior, Luciana Cidrim, Antonio Roazzi, Francisco Madeiro
2019 Revista CEFAC  
Purpose: to present a digital version of the Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN) test, designed to be used as an auxiliary tool for early detection of reading problems in children. Methods: the application was designed to provide resources, such as: a) registration; b) information security with the online authentication system - individuals are only seen by the person who registered them and, c) history of the results. In order to know the impressions of speech therapists and professionals of
more » ... essionals of children's education area about this digital version of RAN test, a public opinion survey was conducted with unidentified participants by Google Forms. Results: the application has an automatic speech recognition and allows registering and accessing the history of the application, including statistical evaluation of the results. The application features a responsive interface that adapts to the dimensions of the mobile device with soft colors, and offers a variety of text font options. The images of the objects of the digital version were elaborated by a designer. Conclusion: the application presents itself as a useful digital tool that assists professionals to evaluate, early, children with reading difficulties, highlighting the following elements: exclusive and appropriate images to children's universe and the function of storing the results of users tested.
doi:10.1590/1982-0216/20192112518 fatcat:67au2ytx6rhxbkiy2nuuxssg6e