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HB 738 (BR 2198) - J. Tilley, M. Dossett

     AN ACT relating to programs for children with dyslexia or related disorders.
     Create a new section of KRS 157.200 to 157.290 to require that by the beginning of the 2009-2010 school year, students entering the first year of the primary program shall be tested for dyslexia and other related disorders according to administrative regulations adopted by the Kentucky Board of Education; require local school districts to provide appropriate instruction and professional development for students with dyslexia or related disorders; amend KRS 157.200 to expand the definition of "specific learning disability" to include perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental aphasia define "dyslexia" and "related disorders."

     Mar 4-introduced in House
     Mar 5-to Education (H)


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