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On September 3rd, 2021, the State Board of Education (SBOE) gave final approval for updates to the Dyslexia Handbook. Some of the updates to the Dyslexia Handbook may require LEAs to make policy, procedure, and practice changes. The updated Dyslexia Handbook will go into effect on February 10th, 2022.

Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update -   Approved for second reading and final adoption by the Texas State Board of Education at its September 3, 2021 meeting to be effective February 10, 2022.

Updates to Dyslexia Handbook:  Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders (Dyslexia Handbook)

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.

The following Texas Administrative Codes and Texas Education Codes have been updated since the 2018 update of the Dyslexia Handbook was published.  Please refer to the current versions below: