Accurate Diagnosis

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...

Evidence-Based InstructionInstruction

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

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...

Dyslexia-Friendly Environment

A supportive environment that promotes educational and professional progress must be provided to enable dyslexic individuals to flourish to their full potential. Read more...
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