South Dakota

State Education Agency (SEA) Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?No

Parent Opt-Out/Consent Procedures by Law?
No
SEA Recognizes IDA Definition?
No
SEA Recognizes State Definition?
No
SEA Has Dyslexia Specialist?
No

South Dakota does not have dyslexia legislation. The state handbook recognizes IDA’s definition of dyslexia.


Screening

Required?No

Parents Must Be Notified of Results?
No
SEA Publishes List of Screeners?
No
Annual Reporting to the SEA?
No
Response to Intervention for Student Learning Disability Eligibility in 2010?
Permitted by law
Severe Discrepancy for Student Learning Disability Eligibility in 2010?
Permitted by law
Student Learning Disability Eligibility (Zirkel & Thomas 2010 Classification)?
RTI and SD permitted

South Dakota does not have dyslexia screening legislation.


Pre-service

Required?No

South Dakota does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.


In-service

Required?No

South Dakota does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.


Intervention

Required?No

Multisensory?
Promoted
Explicit/Direct?
Promoted

South Dakota does not require dyslexia intervention.


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

Has Literacy SIMR?Yes


Resources

South Dakota Dyslexia Handbook

South Dakota Department of Education Dyslexia Resources

Decoding Dyslexia South Dakota

International Dyslexia Association Upper Midwest


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., Kame’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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08/11/2020 - 3:19pm