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Spread the Word – Dyslexia Awareness Day at the Texas State Capitol

The Texas chapter of the Academic Language Therapy Association, or ALTA, is hosting a gathering to raise awareness of dyslexia among lawmakers, and the public. Several bills have been introduced with respect to dyslexia this year, involving the training of … Continue reading

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Dyslexia remediation policies and procedures, in Texas, and around the country, are often under or unfunded mandates. In Texas, this past week, SBOE member Tincy Miller moved to add a provision to the SBOE 85th Legislative Priority List that would … Continue reading

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TAKING THE INITIATIVE FOR STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA

¬†AN INTERVIEW WITH HEATHER TELLIER, DIRECTOR OF THE TCNJ STUDENT EVALUATION CLINIC In 2013, the State of New Jersey passed a dyslexia law. This law contained three elements: screening, professional development, and guidance on instruments for testing, and intervention strategies. … Continue reading

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