Pennsylvania

Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?Yes

Act 69 (24 P.S. Article XVII-C)

Act 69 provides for a pilot program for dyslexia screening and intervention.

Screening

Required?No

Pennsylvania does not have dyslexia screening legislation.

Act 69 created a dyslexia pilot program, but screening is not required by law.

Pre-service

Required?No

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

In-service

Required?No

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

Intervention

Required?No

Pennsylvania does not require dyslexia intervention.

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

Has Literacy SIMR?No

Resources

Decoding Dyslexia Pennsylvania

International Dyslexia Association Pennsylvania

Citations

Zirkel, P. A., & Thomas, L. B. (2010). State laws for RTI: An updated snapshot. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(3), 56-63.

Gearin, B., Turtura, J., Kameā€™enui, E. J., Nelson, N. J., & Fien, H. (2018). A Multiple Streams Analysis of Recent Changes to State-Level Dyslexia Education Law. Educational Policy, 0895904818807328.

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05/24/2019 - 9:18am