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Early Dyslexia Identification Essential For Student Success

Sam Greenhalgh

20 percent of school-aged children in the United State are impacted by dyslexia or similar language-based disorders. Because it’s an invisible disability, dyslexia is difficult to diagnose, especially in young children. New research suggests early detection could be key in ensuring these students receive the services they need to succeed. We’ll ask Pittsburgh Region Chair Christine Seppi and board member Daphne Uliana of the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association about new pilot programs and legislature moving through the Commonwealth. The annual conference is being held next week.

Third and fourth grade students with dyslexia are invited to enroll at Provident Charter School in Troy Hill, which opens this fall. 

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