State Senate dyslexia study committee sets final meeting

The State Senate Dyslexia Study Committee will finalize a proposal to submit to the 2019 Legislature.

Scheduling conflicts prompted the State Senate Dyslexia Study Committee to change the time of its final meeting. The body will meet 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12 in room 307 of the Paul D. Coverdell Legislative Office Building, 18 Capitol Square SW, Atlanta for the adoption of recommendations.

Per the resolution, SR 761, the purpose of the Dyslexia Study Committee is to explore and draw attention to the profound educational impact of dyslexia on the education and lives of countless children, adults, and students in the State of Georgia. Early diagnosis is critical to early remediation with evidence based intervention. Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting approximately one in five individuals and approximately 80 percent of all individuals with a learning disability. 

The proposal will be presented during the 2019 Legislative session.

Those unable to attend, may view the meeting through this link: https://livestream.com/accounts/25225500/events/8321724 

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