Vermont

State Education Agency (SEA) Dyslexia Legislation

Has Legislation?Yes

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

Vermont State Board of Education Rules (series 2360) identifies dyslexia as a specific learning disability. The Vermont State Board of Education has statutory authority.


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

Vermont does not have dyslexia screening legislation.


Pre-service

Required?Yes

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


In-service

Required?Yes

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


Intervention

Required?No

Vermont does not require dyslexia intervention.


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

Has Literacy SIMR?No


Resources

Decoding Dyslexia Vermont


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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