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.

Literacy State-identified Measurable Result (SIMR) - Part B

Has Literacy SIMR?Yes

Resources

Washington Dyslexia Resource Guide

Decoding Dyslexia Washington

International Dyslexia Association Washington State

Last modified: 
11/02/2017 - 2:25pm