Kentucky 2009 HB 409 – Required Screening

AN ACT relating to programs for children with dyslexia or related disorders. Create a new section of KRS Chapter 157 to require that by the beginning of the 2010-2011 school year students entering the second year of primary shall be screened for dyslexia according to administrative regulations adopted by the Kentucky Board of Education; require local school districts to provide professional development for primary and elementary teachers responsible for instructing students with dyslexia; amend KRS 157.200 to expand the definition of specific learning disability to include dyslexia; require the Kentucky Department of Education to develop and disseminate to schools a sample curriculum appropriate for students with dyslexia.