Dyslexia is a complex neurologically based learning disorder requiring the skillful intervention of a licensed psychologist for assessment, diagnosis, and intervention. As for any complex activity that may involve risks for the patient, there is value in having guidelines to inform practitioners about the best possible procedures when offering services to individuals with this condition. Practice guidelines are indeed a useful resource for mental health professionals but only to the degree that they are developed with the most rigorous standards. The Order of Psychologists of Quebec published the Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dyslexia in Children (Ordre des psychologues du Quebec, 2014) to provide guidance for psychologists in the assessment of dyslexia. The aim of this paper was to evaluate the quality of this guideline using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II guideline evaluation instrument (AGREE, 2009). Results show that this guideline was developed with important methodological flaws. Suggested improvements in the guideline development methodology using the Appraisal of Guidelines for Research and Evaluation II approach are discussed. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2017 APA, all rights reserved)

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