Using the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dyscalculia” and “Dysgraphia” in IEPs and Evaluations

ByThe Understood Team

Can schools use terms like , and in IEPs and evaluations? They can. And in 2015, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) encouraged states and school districts to do so when appropriate. Read about the letter ED sent to states about using these terms. Get tips on how to talk to your child’s IEP team about naming your child’s disability in his IEP.

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