Washington DC

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

Washington DC does not have dyslexia legislation.


Screening

Required?No

Parents Must Be Notified of Results?
No
SEA Publishes List of Screeners?
No
Annual Reporting to the SEA?
No

Washington DC does not have dyslexia screening legislation.


Pre-service

Required?No

Washington DC does not have pre-service legislation related to dyslexia.


In-service

Required?No

Washington DC does not have in-service legislation related to dyslexia.


Intervention

Required?No

Multisensory?
Promoted
Evidence-Based?
Promoted
Explicit/Direct?
Promoted
MTSS/RTI?
Promoted

Washington DC does not require dyslexia intervention.


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

Has Literacy SIMR?No


Resources

International Dyslexia Association DC Capital Area


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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08/11/2020 - 1:47pm