Our Work in the Field

NCIL staff and expert coaches are working with several state education agencies (SEAs) and the local education agencies (LEAs) they identify to provide intensive technical assistance and professional development focused on effective implementation of evidence-based screening, identification, instruction, and intervention practices for students with or at risk for literacy-related disabilities, including dyslexia.

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.