The measures would require public schools to screen kindergarten students for dyslexia and other reading disorders and provide professional development for teachers on how best to help a dyslexic child.
Research has identified markers for early detection of reading disorders. Earlier is better. For example, phonemic awareness skills should be screened and, if needed, strengthened as early as possible.
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Joyce Pederson, PhD's insight:
Vince Flynn was a valued role model for many dyslexic readers. He showed that through hard work, determination, and perseverance, reading problems do not need to limit the aspirations of intelligent, individuals with dyslexia. His story provides the narrative that obstacles can be overcome. He will be missed.