2019 Indiana Code
Title 20. Education
Article 35.5. Dyslexia Screening and Intervention
Chapter 2. Required Screening and Intervention
20-35.5-2-6. Adoption of rules to ensure students screened for risk factors of dyslexia

Universal Citation: IN Code § 20-35.5-2-6 (2019)
IC 20-35.5-2-6 Adoption of rules to ensure students screened for risk factors of dyslexia

Sec. 6. The state board shall adopt rules to ensure that students will be screened as provided under this article for risk factors of dyslexia using a screening tool described in section 1 of this chapter:

(1) in kindergarten, grade 1, and grade 2;

(2) when a student in kindergarten through grade 2:

(A) transfers to a new school; and

(B) has not been screened previously during the school year;

(3) when a student in grade 3 or higher has difficulty, as noted by a classroom teacher, in:

(A) phonological and phonemic awareness;

(B) sound symbol recognition;

(C) alphabet knowledge;

(D) decoding skills;

(E) rapid naming skills; and

(F) encoding skills; and

(4) when a student from another state enrolls for the first time in kindergarten through grade 2 in Indiana unless the student presents documentation that the student:

(A) had the dyslexia screening or a similar screening during the school year; or

(B) is exempt from screening.

As added by P.L.95-2018, SEC.2.

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