New program seeks to include dyslexia in literacy initiatives

02/27/2013 | Education Week

Two advocacy groups -- The Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation and The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading -- have come together for an initiative called "Don't 'Dys' Our Kids," which seeks to include dyslexia screening and interventions in broader literacy efforts, reporter Christina Samuels writes in this blog post. The groups are advocating for early screenings to identify the learning disability and more training for teachers to reach struggling readers.

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