Kansas 2009-2010 HB 2199 – Early identification and intervention

earlyidRequires screening of children in grades K-2 for dyslexia and other reading disabilities. Requires schools to accept a diagnosis of dyslexia by a psychologist or medical doctor. Requires the school district to implement a reading instruction program commensurate with the student’s reading deficiencies, whether or not the student has an individualized education plan.

Kansas Resolution: H5015

early identificationResolution directing the State Board of Education to:

  • Ensure early screening for dyslexia or other reading disabilities;
  • Review level and pace of implementation of best practices of instruction;
  • Review teacher preparation courses to ensure knowledge of best practices for support for children with dyslexia;
  • Submit a progress report by December 31, 2009.