Students who have a suspected area of
disability are entitled to an assessment,
regardless of whether they are in a public,
private, or charter school. Read more...
Use the Word DyslexiaDyslexia
Schools must use the word “dyslexia”
so that proper diagnosis and evidence-based
instruction and intervention can
be applied. Read more...
All students deserve to have a written plan
of action from the school, specifying the
evidence-based intervention, frequency,
and measurable objectives. This must be
arrived at by a consensus between parents
and teachers. Read more...
Accommodations must be provided to
ensure that the students’ abilities, not
their disabilities, are being assessed.
Examples: extra time on tests, speech-to-text
or text-to-speech technology, foreign language
waiver or alternative. Read more...
A supportive environment that promotes
educational and professional progress
must be provided to enable dyslexic individuals
to flourish to their full potential. Read more...