West Virginia

Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?Yes

HB4608

HB4608 defines dyslexia, and specifies that the state board of education is responsible for ensuring that all appropriate screenings are conducted. Related requirements are also discussed.

Screening

Required?Yes

According to HB4608, the state board is responsible for "ensuring that all students receive the necessary and appropriate screenings, evaluations and early assessments for specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and dyscalculia." Universality of screening may depend upon interpretation of "necessary and appropriate." Senate Bill 69 sought to explicitly require universal screening in 2015, but the bill died before being passed.

Pre-service

Required?No

West Virginia does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.

In-service

Required?No

West Virginia does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.

Intervention

Required?No

West Virginia does not require dyslexia intervention.

Resources

Decoding Dyslexia West Virginia

Last modified: 
10/05/2017 - 4:37pm