Reading speed and reading error are two major components that can be used to determine reading performance in normal children, those with low vision or children with learning disabilities. At present there is no standard reading text test available in Malay Language. Therefore a standard related and non-related reading text tests in Malay Languages was developed to be used by optometrists, teachers, doctors, clinical psychologists or rehabilitation officers to assess the reading performance of school children. A set of manual and recording sheet were also developed to make it easier to be administered by the users. The Malay Language Reading Text Test was tested among normal school children and children with disabilities such as dyslexia. The findings showed that the Malay Language Reading Text Test can be easily administered. The Malay Language Reading Text Test developed can be used to determine the reading performance among school children in Malaysia.