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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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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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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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DDOK Joins other states in letter to US DOE

Decoding Dyslexia groups in every state in the country recently sent a joint letter asking the U.S. Department of Education to clarify that the word “dyslexia” may be used in IEP meetings and related documents.
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