Support Pending Legislation for Children with Dyslexia in NYS Public Schools

2019-2020 pending legislation


Requires the certification or training of teachers, administrators and instructors in the area of dyslexia and related disorders here.

2019-202 pending legislation


Requires school districts to conduct mandatory early screening for dyslexia for all children here.

NY State Bill A8262 / S6581 passes in NY

Whereas the bill directs the commissioner of education to issue a guidance memorandum to school districts and BOCES to inform them of the unique educational needs of students with dyslexia, dyscalculia and dysgraphia.  Find our more about the bill here .

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New York State Assembly

New York State Assembly - Education Committee

New York State Senate

New York State Senate - Education Committee

Currently in the US, only 8 states do not have dyslexia laws on the books. 

Find out about Dyslexia laws in the US here.

Meeting with your Legislator or School? 

Find some information and handouts here.

Legislation / Call for Action Alerts

Decoding Dyslexia - NY