What is Dyslexia *Fifteen to twenty percent of United States’ population has a learning disability.(IDA) *85 percent of the learning disabled are dyslexics. (IDA) *Dyslexia is kind of learning disability. It is the most recognized and common learning disability.(LD)
*Texas Administrative Code §74.28 (a), the Board of Trustees of a school district or charter school must ensure that procedures for identifying a student with dyslexia or a related disorder and for providing appropriate instructional services to the student are implemented in the district.
• TAC §74.28 (c) states that a school district shall purchase a reading program or develop its own reading program for students with dyslexia and related disorders, as long as the program is characterized by the descriptors found in “Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders.”
Characteristics of dyslexia and related disorders; information on assessment and diagnosis of dyslexia; information on effective strategies for teaching students with dyslexia; and awareness of information on classroom modifications and especially of modifications allowed on standardized testing.
*Students with dyslexia and in an instructional program, should be in a small classroom setting and include reading, writing, and spelling. Reading instruction should include phonemic awareness instruction, graphophonemic knowledge, language structure instruction, linguistic instruction, and strategy-oriented instruction