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Learning to Advocate

Each week we receive messages from parents asking How do I get the school to test my child for dyslexia? or How do I get an IEP for my child? Both are really important questions.  Through understanding the law as an informed parent you can become your child's best ally in getting the help your child…
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Why I Say Dyslexia?

When is the last time you visited a classroom? Have you walked in the shoes of a teacher? Teachers are welcoming legislators to visit their classrooms, why? One word, frustration. Frustration that they are not given the necessary resources to do their job as they know they can and should. Several years ago, I visited…
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Members of Congress to Consider Dyslexia Legislation

The US House Committee on Science, Space, & Technology will be holding a hearing titled  "Dyslexia and the Need to READ: H.R. 3033, the Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act." More information and watch the hearing recording at the House Science, Space, and Technology site.
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#SayDyslexia

By Guest Jenifer Kasten Responding to the concerns of parents from across the United States that the word “dyslexia” is not being allowed into the IEP process, a coalition of disability groups recently sent a request to the U.S. Department of Education asking for guidance to be issued on the subject. Several members of Congress…
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