Monthly Archives: November 2015

IL Legislative Update

At the Illinois State Board of Educations last meeting, the following amendments were approved to submit to the State Education Code. There’s one more step in the process but hopefully everything will be finalized by the end of the year.  Great work advocating for this parents!! Hopefully we can get to work on an early screening and professional development bill sometime soon! -The International Dyslexia Associations definition of dyslexia. along with, -“In accordance with 34 CFR 300.8(b)(10), dyslexia is one

READ Act

Last week the READ Act passed the House and will be moving on too the Senate. We need to start contacting Senator Durbin and Senator Kirk to let them know what the READ Act is and why this is important for our children. https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/3033/text (a) In General.—The National Science Foundation shall support multi-directorate, merit-reviewed, and competitively awarded research on the science of dyslexia, including research on the early identification of children and students with dyslexia, professional development for teachers and