What is dyslexia?
U.S. Department of Education – Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Section 504:
Free Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities: Requirements under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (FAPE): https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/edlite-FAPE504.html
Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA): http://www.ed.gov/essa
Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Dyslexia IDEA Letter – Stating use the term ‘dyslexia’: https://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/guidance-on-dyslexia-10-2015.pdf
Wrights Law: http://www.wrightslaw.com
What if you disagree with the school’s evaluation or a more in-depth evaluation is needed? What is an Independent Education Evaluation? http://www.ldonline.org/article/14621/Pending
Dyslexia Legislation for Children with Dyslexia in NYS Public Schools:
Evaluation: What does it mean for your child? http://www.ldonline.org/article/20450/
What are the NYS laws on special education? Federal laws?
Testing & Evaluation: http://eida.org/testing-and-evaluation/
Evaluating Professionals: http://eida.org/evaluating-professionals-fact-sheet/
U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations: