Parent Resources

"If it is not in writing, it never happened!" Document everything!

The Essential Components of Reading as defined by the Federal Government 20 U.S. Code § 6368 - Definitions. Shouldn't reading instruction and intervention reflect the federal definition of the Essential Components of Reading? Ask the school to provide you data on each of the components of reading. Phonemic awareness tasks should be timed.

If your child's school states, "we do not use the term dyslexia," remind them what the federal government has defined as a specific learning disability.