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Dyslexia Awareness Program, Policy No. 489

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The technology center recognizes that many students suffer from dyslexia and may require further assistance in the classroom. Accordingly, starting with the 2020-2021 school year, the technology center will offer an annual dyslexia awareness program to provide teachers with training and resources on dyslexia and to foster a better learning environment for affected students.

Beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the annual dyslexia awareness program will, at a minimum, include:

1. Training in awareness of dyslexia characteristics in students;

2. Training in effective classroom instruction to meet the needs of students with dyslexia; and

3. Available dyslexia resources for teachers, students and parents.

Reference: 70 O.S. § 6-194 (F)