Legislation about education is almost always evolving. Dyslexia, one of the most common SLDs is still under recognized and many students fall through the cracks because of improper training, accommodation and often forced into expensive, repeated re-evaluations for recognition.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity has started a petition at Change.org requesting the United States Congress grant needed accommodations to dyslexic students on high stakes tests.
These accommodations aren’t giving the students an “edge”; they only level the playing field.
Please, check it out and help take this step forward by adding your signature.