2016 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 18A - EDUCATION
Section 18A:40-5.4 - Comprehensive assessment for the learning disorder.

NJ Rev Stat § 18A:40-5.4 (2016) What's This?

18A:40-5.4 Comprehensive assessment for the learning disorder.

4. In the event that a student is determined through the screening conducted pursuant to section 3 of this act to possess one or more potential indicators of dyslexia or other reading disabilities, the board of education shall ensure that the student receives a comprehensive assessment for the learning disorder. In the event that a diagnosis of dyslexia or other reading disability is confirmed by the comprehensive assessment, the board of education shall provide appropriate evidence-based intervention strategies to the student, including intense instruction on phonemic awareness, phonics and fluency, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.

L.2013, c.210, s.4.


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