Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina

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Would you like your city to proclaim October as Dyslexia Awareness Month?

Would you like your city to proclaim October as Dyslexia Awareness Month?

Last October, 19 cities and towns proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month. Belmont, Bessemer City, Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Cramerton, Dallas, Durham, Gastonia, Greensboro, Hickory, Jacksonville, Lowell, McAdenville, Mount Holly, Raleigh, Wilmington, Wilson, Winston-Salem If you would like your city…

HB 149 has been signed in to law!

HB 149 has been signed in to law!

HB149We would like to thank everyone who supported this bill with their letter writing, calls, meetings, interviews, speeches, Facebook posts and tweets.  All the letters sent to us in support of dyslexia legislation in North Carolina were shared with the…

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…

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…