CA Dyslexia Laws

 

Current California Codes that use the term “Dyslexia”:

NEW (AB 1369)- Dyslexia Guidelines – EDC Section 56335. – … (a) The Superintendent shall develop program guidelines for dyslexia to be used to assist regular education teachers, special education teachers, and parents to identify and assess…. Click here for full text of the law.  Click here for the CA Dyslexia Guidelines

AMENDED (AB 1369) – Phonological Processing – EDC Section 56334. – …The state board shall include “phonological processing” in the description of basic psychological processes in Section 3030 of Title 5 of the California Code of….Click here for full text

California Education Code – EDC Section 56337.5. – …(a) A pupil who is assessed as being dyslexic and meets eligibility criteria specified in Section 56337 and subdivision (j) of Section 3030 of Title…. Click here for full text

California Education Code – EDC Section 56337. – …The term “specific learning disability” includes conditions such as perceptual disabilities, brain injury, minimal brain dysfunction, dyslexia, and developmental…. Click here for full text

California Family Code – FAM Section 8733. – …emotional disturbances, attention deficit disorder, learning disabilities, speech and hearing impairment, and dyslexia, the importance of sibling and half-sibling…. Click here for full text

California Education Code – EDC Section 52853(a)(3). -… use of program guidelines that have been developed by the superintendent for specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia, and other related disorders. Click here for full text

California Education Code – EDC Section 44227.7. – … and teaching strategies for, specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and related disorders. Experts in the field of these disabilities should be utilized for that purpose. Click here for full text

California Education Code – EDC Section 56245. – … educational agencies, of a component on the recognition of, and teaching strategies for, specific learning disabilities, including dyslexia and related disorders. Click here for full text