Signing of Dyslexia Bill
Rep. McCarthy Vahey joined parent and student advocates, the Governor and Lt. Governor and legislative colleagues in a signing ceremony at the state capitol for a bill which she co-sponsored to help Students with Dyslexia.
PA 15-97 will require the State Department of Education to designate professionals to help parents and boards of education implement measures for detecting and providing services to students with dyslexia. The bill also includes improved teacher preparation programs and in-service teacher dyslexia training.