Dyslexia is a specific learning challenge that is neurobiological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate or fluent recognition of words and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction.

NEW! Dyslexia Professional Development Schedule

The Dyslexia Professional Development Schedule for the remainder of the 2023-24 school year is NOW OPEN for registration. This professional development and any portion of it cannot be counted toward the dyslexia credit needed for renewing a five-year teaching certificate required by Idaho Statue 33-1811 part 4(c).


Idaho Dyslexia Legislation quick link

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Dyslexia Legislation Implementation Summary document link


Idaho Dyslexia Handbook link


Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Plan link

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