Washington

Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?Yes

SB6016 and RCW 28A.300.530

RCW 28A.300.530 creates a dyslexia pilot program, a dyslexia resource guide, and a dyslexia training program.

Screening

Required?No

Washington does not have dyslexia screening legislation.

Universal screening is recomended in the state handbook.

Pre-service

Required?No

Washington does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.

In-service

Required?No

Washington does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.

However, a dyslexia pilot program was created, with a goal to develop an educator training program to enhance the reading, writing, and spelling skills of students with dyslexia. The training program must provide research-based, multisensory literacy intervention professional development in the areas of dyslexia and intervention implementation.

Intervention

Required?No

Washington does not require dyslexia intervention.

Resources

Washington Dyslexia Resource Guide

Decoding Dyslexia Washington

International Dyslexia Association Washington State

Last modified: 
10/05/2017 - 4:34pm