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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2020 New & Pending Legislation

This table lists bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2020.  The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, key word, status, or bill number. 
Table updated July 24, 2020

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South Carolina-2018-HB 4434- Universal Screening

South CarolinaTo define necessary terms, to require the state department of education to provide a universal screening tool for use by local school districts to screen students in kindergarten through second grade for characteristics of dyslexia beginning with the 2019-2020 school year.

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South Carolina – 2011 – SJR 241 – Dyslexia Taskforce

A joint resolution to create the South Carolina dyslexia taskforce, to provide for the composition of the taskforce, and to provide that the taskforce shall report its findings to the general assembly.

Update: See Task Force Final Report