New Mexico – 2010 – HB 230 – Dyslexic Student Intervention

early identificationAn act relating to special education; requiring interventions for students displaying characteristics of dyslexia. Defines dyslexia and requires schools to provide research-based interventions for all students showing characteristics of dyslexia and experiencing difficulty in learning to read or write.

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US – 2009-2010 – S2860 – Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act

isolationDirects the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to establish minimum standards that: (1) prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restraint or escort that restricts breathing, or aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety;

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Hawaii – 2010 – SB 2217 – DOE Technical Assistance and Training; Dyslexia

awarenessThe purpose of this Act is to support students with dyslexia by:
(1) Making technical assistance and training available by the 2010-2011 school year to educators, education officials, and employees providing instruction or special services for the education, therapy, and training of exceptional children; and

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US – 2009-2010 – HR4247 – Keeping All Students Safe in School Act

isolation Formerly called “Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act”. Directs the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to establish minimum standards that: (1) prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restraint or escort that restricts breathing, or aversive behavioral intervention that compromises student health and safety;

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Kentucky 2010 HB109 Early Education Assessment and Intervention

identificationCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 158 to define “aphasia,” dyscalculia,” “dysgraphia,” “dyslexia,” “phonemic awareness,” and “scientifically based research”; require the Kentucky Board of Education to promulgate administrative regulations to implement district-wide use of K-3 response-to-intervention system in reading by August 1, 2011, in mathematics by August 1, 2012, and behavior by August 1, 2013;

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