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24th Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute - July 24-25, 2019

Thank you for your interest in the 24th Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute! Due to the overwhelming response to attend the Institute, we have reached full capacity at the event and on our waiting list.  

Region 10 ESC's Dyslexia Program provides both regional and state assistance to districts, charter schools, universities, parents, service centers, and other entities in the area of dyslexia.

 

If you have questions relating to professional development, assessment, instruction, training opportunities or about Dyslexia programs, please contact these Region 10 Education Service Center staff:

Nancy Disterlic, M.A.T., LDT, CALT
Regional Dyslexia Consultant
Email: nancy.disterlic@region10.org
Phone: 972-348-1454 or (in Texas) 800-232-3030 
Fax: 972-348-1455

Elaine Fackler
Administrative Assistant
Email: elaine.fackler@region10.org
Phone: 972-348-1486 or (in Texas) 800-232-3030 
Fax: 972-348-1487

 

The State Board of Education (SBOE) on November 16, 2018, gave final approval to updates to The Dyslexia Handbook—2018 Update: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (Dyslexia Handbook). The updates address recent legislative changes and clarify processes regarding identification and services for students, including students with dysgraphia. The updated Dyslexia Handbook is effective immediately.

The handbook contains guidelines for school districts to follow as they identify and provide services for students with dyslexia. In addition, information regarding the state's dyslexia statutes and their relation to various federal laws is included. 

A downloadable copy of the Dyslexia Handbook is found on the 
Texas Education Agency’s Dyslexia website.

 

Dyslexia assistance is available to districts, charter schools, universities, parents, service centers, and other entities.
Dyslexia Helpline 1-800-232-3030

 

Talking about dyslexia…

For a dyslexic who does not yet know they are dyslexic, life is like a big high wall you never think you will be able to climb or get over. The moment you understand there is something called dyslexia, and there are ways of getting around the problem, the whole world opens up. — Sir Jackie Stewart

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