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Dyslexia Laws 2017

Here’s our 2017 snapshot of Passed Dyslexia Laws in the US. This is rapidly changing time for dyslexia legislation, so please update us with corrections, changes, or newly passed laws. Huge thanks to the Dyslexic Advantage Community, Decoding Dyslexia, and other leading dyslexia groups.

Only 12 states have no dyslexia laws on the books, but there’s […]

Dyslexic Advantage at the Capitol – HR 3033 – Nothing About Us Without Us

Dyslexia Advocacy Update |Nothing About Us Without Us (Latin: Nihil de nobis, sine nobis) is a phrase that may date back to Poland’s 1505 constitution, but it was embraced by disability activists and needs to be embraced by the dyslexia movement today.

Thanks to Dyslexic Advantage Board member Thomas G. West who met with Representative Lamar Smith […]

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Dyslexia Action in the US: Support HR 3033

When Dyslexic Advantage’s Legislative Action leader attorney Leila Leoncavallo met with Senator Bill Cassidy and Representative Lamar Smith of the Dyslexia Caucus in Washington DC, she found out that the voices of parents and students personally affected by lack of dyslexia policies in public schools weren’t being heard by government officials. As a result, […]

By |July 20th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyslexia Action in the US: Support HR 3033

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Dyslexic Advantage at the Capitol!

Dyslexic Advantage meets in Washington DC! Huge thanks to newly appointed Manager of Legislative Action and Advocacy, attorney Leila Leoncavallo!

Dyslexic Advantage participated in #DyslexiaHillDay July 14th, an event co-sponsored by Decoding Dyslexia and NCLD.

The event a good opportunity to get the broader LD community, but also sobering with presentations from various groups explaining why […]

By |July 15th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, Education|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dyslexic Advantage at the Capitol!

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