This page includes resources to assist in identifying and providing services for dyslexic students in Texas schools. In addition to this page, information is available through the dyslexia contacts at each of the 20 regional education service centers and the state dyslexia contact at Region 10. We welcome any suggestions you may have that will improve this page.
Updates to the Dyslexia Handbook
The State Board of Education (SBOE) will
have the opportunity to review and approve the recommended updates to The
Dyslexia Handbook – Revised 2014: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related
Disorders (Dyslexia Handbook) to address recent legislative changes and to
clarify processes regarding identification and services for students. The SBOE’s
Committee on Instruction is scheduled to review the recommended updates to the
handbook at its meeting on Thursday, November 15.
The recommended updates are
available for review in advance of the meeting.
DRAFT: The Dyslexia Handbook – 2018 Update: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia
and Related Disorders
The handbook contains guidelines for school districts to follow as they identify and provide services for students with dyslexia. In addition, information regarding the state's dyslexia statutes and their relation to various federal laws is included.
The Dyslexia Handbook-Revised 2014: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders - English - with tabs (PDF, outside source)
The Dyslexia Handbook-Revised 2014: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders - English - without tabs (PDF, outside source)
Manual Sobre La Dislexia–Modificado 2014: Procedimientos sobre la dislexia y trastornos relacionados - Español - with tabs (PDF, outside source)
Manual Sobre La Dislexia–Modificado 2014: Procedimientos sobre la dislexia y trastornos relacionados - Español - without tabs (PDF, outside source)
Order The Dyslexia Handbook from ESC Region 10 (PDF, 145KB)
Interactive Dyslexia Handbook - English (outside source)
The following resources provide information to support educators providing dyslexia services:
Accessible Instructional Materials
Accommodation Resources – Classroom/Campus (outside source)
Accommodation Resources – State of Texas Assessment Program
International Dyslexia Association (IDA) (outside source)
Technology Integration for Students with Dyslexia (outside source)
Texas Center for Learning Disabilities (outside source)