Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina
HB 149 ‘Students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia”

HB 149 ‘Students with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia”

House Bill 149 passed through the House with a 114-0 vote. It is now in the Committee On Rules and Operations in the Senate. If signed into law it would: Define dyslexia Ensure that professional development on dyslexia, dyscalculia, & other…

Dyslexia Hill Days-Washington D.C.

Dyslexia Hill Days-Washington D.C.

Decoding Dyslexia is heading to Washington, D.C. at the end of June.  If you are interested in attending any of the open events be sure to check out the schedule. Schedule of Events A RSVP is required for individual events. For…

North Carolina PTA Dyslexia Resolution

North Carolina PTA Dyslexia Resolution

The North Carolina PTA has announced that their board of directors has adopted a resolution on dyslexia.  We would like to thank the PTA and it’s board of directors for supporting our advocacy efforts by helping highlight dyslexia and the support that students…

IEP Process: Yes, it can happen over the summer!

IEP Process: Yes, it can happen over the summer!

This is a reminder about the 90 day timeline that is required by law for an IEP. If you school is telling you it is too late in the year to start the IEP process or they are telling you…

Why Legislation For Early Screening Is Needed In North Carolina

Why Legislation For Early Screening Is Needed In North Carolina

If you suspect that your child has a learning disability or dyslexia and they need special education services you may request an evaluation for an Individual Education Plan (IEP) from the school at anytime.  It does not matter what tier…

Thanks EducationNC, for letting us speak about the critical need to address dyslexia in NC!

Thanks EducationNC, for letting us speak about the critical need to address dyslexia in NC!

Defining dyslexia and identifying students who have it is critical “The earlier the identification, the more successful the outcome. More importantly, direct, explicit, evidence-based instruction would benefit all children in North Carolina. If we addressed reading instruction using Structured Literacy…