State Dyslexia Laws

Listed below are current state laws related to dyslexia. You can click on column heads to re-order the list. as needed.

If you know of a specific statute that should be added to the list, please leave a comment below.

You will also find reports and publications issued by various states here:  Resource Links: State Educational Resources.

Table updated July 3, 2020

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Indiana – 2018 – SB 217 – Dyslexia School Requirements

Indiana state outlineRequires the following:

(1) A school multidisciplinary team must include information about dyslexia in a
student’s educational evaluation if the multidisciplinary team determines that the student is eligible to receive special education and related services and has or has characteristics of dyslexia.

(2) Information about dyslexia must be:

(A) discussed by the student’s case conference committee if information about dyslexia is included in the student’s educational evaluation; and

(B) included in the student’s  individualized education program if the case conference committee determines that the information should be included.

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Indiana – 2015 – HB 1108 – Dyslexia

IndianaDefines “dyslexia”. Requires teacher training programs to prepare teachers to recognize that a student who is not progressing at a normal rate related to reading may need to be referred to the school’s multidisciplinary team to determine the student’s special learning needs, including learning needs related to dyslexia.

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