​A new state law in Illinois is aiming to help students with dyslexia. The law entitles dyslexic students to special education services, and it creates a reading instruction advisory group that will train educators on how to identify and teach students with dyslexia.

New Illinois State Law Helps Dyslexics in Education

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The law was signed last month by Governor Pat Quinn and was supported unanimously by the Illinois House and Senate. The law is effective immediately.

​Quinn is hopeful that the law will help Illinois students get the assistance they need to succeed. He hopes that many will go one to achieve greatness. This is certainly an exciting advancement in the support of dyslexic students, and is certainly one that could serve as a shining example to other states that are looking to implement laws to give assistance to students with dyslexia.

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