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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2019 New & Pending Legislation

This table lists more than 75 bills that are pending or being acted upon in various state legislatures during 2019.  The table includes a global search utility, allowing search by state, key word, status, or bill number. 
Table updated November 19, 2019

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Utah – 2015 – SB 117 – Reading Intervention Pilot Program

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This bill creates a pilot program to provide interventions for students at risk for, or experiencing, reading difficulties, including dyslexia.  The pilot program includes  professional development for educators; and literacy interventions to students in kindergarten through grade 5 who are at risk for or experiencing reading difficulties, including dyslexia.  The bill also  provides criteria for the State Board of Education to use in selecting local education agencies to participate in the pilot program; defines requirements for local education agencies that participate in the pilot  program; and provides for a third-party evaluation.

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Utah – 2013 – Dyslexia Screening in Public Schools

readingThis 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;

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