Tennessee – 2013-2014 – HB 1735 / SB 2002 – Dyslexia is Real

kids-reading4Defines “dyslexia” as a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin and is characterized by difficulties with accurate or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. Requires regular teacher in-service training to formally address dyslexia and similar reading disorders and provide effective instruction for students with dyslexia using appropriate scientific research and brain-based multisensory intervention methods and strategies.
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Illinois – 2013-2014 – HB3700 – Dyslexia Screening and Intervention

Image2Requires the State Board of Education to distribute to each school board information on screening instruments available to identify students who exhibit potential indicators of dyslexia and other reading disabilities.
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Pennsylvania – 2013-2014 – HB 198 – Dyslexia Screening Pilot Program

kids-reading2Defines dyslexia and establishes pilot program to  provide early screening and intervention services for children with risk factors for dyslexia, such as low phonemic awareness.


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Kansas – 2013-2014 – SB 44 – Dyslexia Identification and Services

studentAN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the identification and instruction of pupils with dyslexia. The bill requires Kansas schools to accept the diagnosis of dyslexia from any licensed psychologist, physician or psychiatrist, and to provide services for all children with a dyslexia diagnosis.
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New Jersey – 2012-2013 – A3605/S2442 – Dyslexia Screening

identificationRequires all public school kindergarten students to be screened for dyslexia and other reading disabilities.
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New Jersey – 2012-2013 – AJR49 – Dyslexia Awareness Month

Designates October of each year as “Dyslexia Awareness Month” in New Jersey.
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