Nevada – 2015 – AB 341 – Testing for Dyslexia

NevadaAN ACT relating to education; requiring each school district and certain charter schools to administer an early literacy screening assessment to certain pupils; authorizing certain persons to perform additional testing for dyslexia; requiring a school district and a charter school to address the needs of a pupil who has indicators for dyslexia through the response to scientific, research-based intervention system of instruction; requiring the individualized education program team of a pupil with dyslexia to consider certain instructional approaches; requiring each school district, each elementary school and certain charter schools to designate at least one employee to receive professional development regarding dyslexia; requiring the Department to prepare and publish a Dyslexia Resource Guide; and requiring certain standards relating to the education of pupils with disabilities to include
provisions concerning dyslexia.