Promotes awareness of the definition and characteristics of dyslexia and other similar learning disorders. Requires DOE to provide professional development to teachers relating to students with dyslexia. Requires the Hawaii teachers standards board to establish licensure standards for reading specialists.
The 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