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Dyslexia Screening To Become State Rule

Posted: April 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.

A child with dyslexia might know all the answers, but flunk a written test.

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Dyslexia Rule

www.arkansased.org/divisions/legal/rules/pending

At A Glance

Parental Support

A dyslexia parent support group meets at 5 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month at Grace Point Church, 1201 McCollum Drive, Bentonville.

Source: Staff Report

At A Glance

Dyslexia Defined

Dyslexia is a learning disability characterized by difficulty with word recognition, poor spelling and difficulty understanding words. It is caused by problems in understanding the sound structure of words. It is also known as word blindness or developmental reading disorder.

Source: Staff Report

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