1 in 5 people are Dyslexic. Dr Sally Shaywitz, Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity
80% of the prison population are functionally illiterate. 48% are dyslexic. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/10876375/
Texas is under a Federal corrective action from the Dept. Of Education for denying dyslexic students their IDEA rights.
OSEP named Dyslexia over 50 times in it's October 2020 correspondence to Texas regarding the above Corrective Action.
OSEP communicated Texas's ongoing Corrective Action non compliance with TEA August 2021, citing dyslexia as the main issue.
HB 3880 in the 87th Legislature would have aligned Dyslexia wth Federal law, IDEA.
Dyslexia families all over Texas converged on the capital to help pass HB 3880, as our issues are indeed systemic.
Dyslexia In Texas
Texas Dyslexia Coalition
MOCO Dyslexia Partnership and Conroe ISD Parent Dyslexia Group are proud members of the Texas Dyslexia Coalition. The Coalition is made up of parent lead advocacy groups from all over Texas. The mission of the Coalition is to advocate for the educational rights of students with dyslexia. The Coalition works together on statewide initiatives to help ensure the mission of protecting the rights of students with dyslexia is met. The Coaltion meets and works together on a regular basis. We are Texas dyslexia parents that have unified our voices.
The Coalition has constituents all over Texas.