Our Work in The Field

NCIL staff and expert coaches are working with several state education agencies and the local education agencies they identify to provide intensive technical assistance.

Supporting school systems to effectively teach essential literacy content to all students, including students with or at risk for literacy-related disabilities.

Building capacity related to implementation of a universal screening process to identify students at risk for reading difficulties, including dyslexia.

Intensification of instruction and intervention to comprehensively support the individual needs of students with or at risk for literacy-related disabilities.

Use of Response to Intervention in reading to determine special education eligibility in schools that use a multi-tiered systems of support approach.

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State Policy and Dyslexia

The characteristics of dyslexia legislation.

Audience: 
Schools & Districts
Topic: 
Dyslexia

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Jack Fletcher, Ph.D.
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Liaisons

Our liaisons provide technical assistance to Regional Comprehensive Center (RCC) staff so they may better assist SEAs in developing and implementing state and local structures, procedures and policies to address student challenges in learning to read and write.

  • Sarah Sayko: Mid-Atlantic, Appalachia, Texas, and Great Lakes
  • Brian Gearin: Northwest, Pacific, California, Central, West Central, North Central, South Central, Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Florida and the Islands

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U.S. Department of Education

Read the text of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and relevant regulations.

Topic: Advocacy, Dyslexia, Legislation

American Institutes for Research

This is an annual report from Pennsylvania's Dyslexia Screening and Intervention pilot program.

Topic: Assessments, Dyslexia, Interventions

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Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.

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Improving Literacy Briefs

Research summaries and infographics written by our experts.

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

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Learning Literacy Glossary

Expand your knowledge of key literacy terms with definitions and interactive resources.

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