Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina

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Senator Cassidy Questions Secretary of Education on Dyslexia

Senator Cassidy Questions Secretary of Education on Dyslexia

Louisiana’s Senator Cassidy questioned U.S. Secretary of Education on April 4th about dyslexia and what action or guidance the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will provide for this sub-class of struggling students. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has…

President Signs 1st Dyslexia Bill Into Law

President Signs 1st Dyslexia Bill Into Law

We are excited to announce that the first Federal law addressing dyslexia has been signed by the President and is now in force! Thank you to all of the Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina supporters who reached out to their Senators and Representatives and made this happen. #SayDyslexia…

Call to Action!!!

The U. S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed the READ Act / H.R.3033 and it has now moved to the Senate. It has been referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.   Please reach out…

U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Letter on Dyslexia

U.S. Department of Education Issues Guidance Letter on Dyslexia

If your child has an IEP and you have been told by their school that you cannot use the diagnosis dyslexia, dyscalculia or dysgraphia in their IEP please let them know that IDEA does allow this and show them this…

Ask your Representative to Support H.R.3033

Ask your Representative to Support H.R.3033

We encourage everyone to reach out to their representative and ask that they support H.R. 3033. You can call them or email using the contact links below. Here is a sample letter. Feel free to copy/paste it and use it…

American Dyslexia

American Dyslexia

“Look at how Public Schools, School Districts, States and Washington violate dyslexic students civil right to a fair and appropriate Education.” This film came out this summer.  If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check it out.