Dyslexia.

Authors: Representative Woody Burton

Co-authors: Representative Gail Riecken, Representative Edward Clere, Representative Terri Jo Austin, Representative Sharon Negele, Representative Karlee Macer, Representative Edward DeLaney, Representative Donna Schaibley, Representative Anthony Cook, Representative Sue Errington, Representative James Baird, Representative Cindy Kirchhofer, Representative Sean Eberhart, Representative Daniel Leonard, Representative Matthew Ubelhor, Representative Rhonda Rhoads, Representative Mike Braun, Representative Randy Truitt, Representative Terry Goodin, Representative Vernon Smith, Representative Peggy Mayfield, Representative Dale DeVon, Representative B Patrick Bauer, Representative Bill Fine, Representative Richard Hamm, Representative William Friend, Representative Harold Slager, Representative Robert Behning, Representative Earl Harris, Representative Gregory Steuerwald, Representative Greg Beumer, Representative David Niezgodski, Representative Eric Allan Koch, Representative Robert Cherry, Representative Timothy Harman, Representative Alan Morrison, Representative Jim Lucas, Representative Casey Cox, Representative Wendy McNamara, Representative Wes Culver, Representative John Bartlett, Representative Ronald Bacon, Representative Dennis Zent, Representative David Frizzell, Representative Kevin Mahan, Representative Thomas Dermody, Representative Edmond Soliday, Representative Dan Forestal, Representative John Price, Representative Mike Aylesworth, Representative Timothy Wesco, Representative Doug Miller, Representative Gregory Porter

Sponsors: Senator Rodric Bray, Senator Dennis Kruse, Senator Pete Miller

Co-Sponsors: Senator Eric Bassler, Senator Mark Stoops, Senator Frank Mrvan, Senator Timothy Lanane, Senator James Tomes, Senator Jean Leising, Senator Patricia Miller, Senator Lonnie Randolph, Senator Jon Ford, Senator Liz Brown, Senator Vaneta Becker, Senator Ron Alting, Senator Amanda Banks, Senator Greg Walker, Senator Chip Perfect

Advisors: Representative Anthony Cook, Representative Vanessa Summers, Representative Terri Jo Austin

Digest

Defines "dyslexia". Requires teacher training programs to prepare teachers to recognize that a student who is not progressing at a normal rate related to reading may need to be referred to the school's multidisciplinary team to determine the student's special learning needs, including learning needs related to dyslexia. Provides that if an education service center offers inservice training or other teacher training programs, the education service center may offer courses for teachers on dyslexia characteristics and appropriate interventions.