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What is dyslexia?

Texas Education Code (TEC) §38.003 defines dyslexia and related disorders in the following way: "Dyslexia" means a disorder of constitutional origin manifested by a difficulty in learning to read, write, or spell, despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence, and sociocultural opportunity. 

How does RISD service dyslexic students?

  • Students with dyslexia are provided services to meet individual needs.
  • Identified students are provided with an appropriate instructional program that is systematic, sequential, and multi-sensory.

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Rachael Barker

Special Programs Coordinator

Lisa Roberts

Dyslexia Specialist - Primary, Reading Specialist

Rhonda Suckow

Special Education Teacher, Reading Intervention, Dyslexia