5 responses

  1. Jonathan
    July 10, 2013

    how could we get a law like this passed in other states? Who do we talk to or how do we get the ball rolling on something like this.

  2. Abigail Marshall
    July 10, 2013

    Here’s a good article that explains how one mom worked to get a law passed in Wyoming:

    http://www.dyslexia.com/library/dyslexia-law.htm

    A good starting point is to check our legislative tracking site, Dyslegia.com. Begin by searching for your state name to see whether there already is or has been a bill pending. If not, then look for the links under “Advocacy Organizations” and “Legislative Resources” on the right side of the page. Find out who your own state representatives are, based on where you live, and call or write to them.

  3. xristiana sophia
    July 13, 2013

    This is a “new” definition of dyslexia?

    Unfortunately, there’s much more to realized and discovered by the mainstream “experts”.

    Here are a few insights…
    http://selfsynthesis.blogspot.gr/search/label/dyslexia

  4. Carter
    October 19, 2013

    As an attorney who has a younger brother with dyslexia, I am glad that these laws have been passed to help children with this particular need. My brother did not have specialized assistance when he was attending school and unfortunately his schoolwork suffered.

    I believe it should absolutely be the school’s responsibility to provide additional services for this.

  5. Pete Wright
    November 21, 2013

    Abigail, I was researching which states now have dyslexia statutes and stumbled on this blog. Great job. I just posted a Wrightslaw YouTube video of my Keynote at Richmond VA’s Empowering Dyslexia Day. I go back to the history of Dr. Orton’s 1925 presentation about Strephosymbolia before the American Neurological Assoc. URL is at

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QpXjH1C4Bs

    Pete Wright

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