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Dyslexia Initiatives in Kansas

In November, 2019, the Kansas State Board of Education unanimously approved recommendations on dyslexia. 

To view the recommendations, click here. 


Timelines and Initiatives for Kansas Schools

Popular links: 

Structured Literacy 

International Dyslexia Association 

Screening Rubric - updated October 2020

Evidence-based Reading Practices Instruction Guidelines

Screening Flowchart - updated October 2020

Parent Informational Flyer - Dyslexia Screening *revised 05/2020

Tiered Systems of Suppport Evidence Worksheet

Training Guideline Document - May 2020


Elementary Program Consultant 
Cindy Hadicke
(785) 296-2749

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards/Graduation
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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