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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

S20 - The Law and Dyslexia: Reflections of a Psychologist and a Lawyer

Nov 11, 2017 1:15pm ‐ Nov 11, 2017 2:15pm

Standard: $20.00


Individuals with dyslexia have legal rights. This presentation is designed to help parents and individuals with dyslexia understand these legal rights. A lawyer and a psychologist reviews these rights and the procedures necessary to get remedial help for individuals with dyslexia. Procedures for requesting due process hearings are described and the type of evidence that is required for a successful resolution. Descriptions of the necessary and proper assessment are also provided, and arguments for the appropriate interventions and remediation are presented.

Learning Outcome:

  • ADVOCACY AND LEGISLATION: Understand the laws and interpretations under various legislative motions and learn ways to implement advocacy efforts locally or at the state level

Disclosure: Linda Siegel and Rochelle Marcus have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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