SECTION 1. Section 1 of Chapter 287 of the Acts of 2012 is hereby amended by inserting after the word “assessments”, in line 40, the following words:– “, identification of reading disabilities including dyslexia”.
Requires the State Board of Education to distribute to each school board information on screening instruments available to identify students who exhibit potential indicators of dyslexia and other reading disabilities.
This bill requires reading assessments and screening for learning difficulties in public schools. This Bill defines terms; requires the State Board of Education to develop a list of indicators that indicate whether a student may be at risk for a reading difficulty or dyslexia;
AN ACT concerning school districts; relating to the identification and instruction of pupils with dyslexia. The bill requires Kansas schools to accept the diagnosis of dyslexia from any licensed psychologist, physician or psychiatrist, and to provide services for all children with a dyslexia diagnosis.
A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia by adding a new section defining “dyslexia”; establishing a dyslexia screening and intervention pilot project; and establishing a dyslexia teacher training pilot program.
This bill directs the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to develop or adopt a screening device to identify pupils in grades kindergarten to five who are at risk of reading failure due to deficits in phonemic awareness or rapid naming.