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Vice President and Chief Policy & Advocacy Officer, National Center for Learning Disabilities
Mon Nov 23 at 1:00pm ET
It’s always been OK to use the terms “dyslexia,” “dysgraphia” or “dyscalculia” in IEPs and evaluations. But now the U.S. Department of Education is encouraging states and school systems nationwide to use these terms.
What does this mean for your child? Watch an interview with Michael Yudin, the top official for special education at the Department of Education. Yudin was interviewed by Lindsay Jones, Esq., director of public policy and advocacy for Understood founding partner NCLD.
Guilt? Frustration? Confusion? Watch as these parents share their experiences.
Quickly scan the differences to find out which is best for your child.
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