Task Force Members
The Governor chooses the Chair of the Task Force.
Law Creates Dyslexia Education Program & Pilot for Maryland
The Task Force will study the implementation of a dyslexia education program and will take effect on June 1.
The Task Force Shall:
4. Develop a pilot program to initiate the implementation of the recommendations of the Task Force in an appropriately limited geographical area.
On or before December 30, 2015, the Task Force shall report its finding and recommendations to the Governor and the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee and the House Ways and means Committee.
Takes Effect: June 1, 2015 and remain effective for 1 year and 1 month.
This Bill presents a statewide commitment to furthering early intervention and dyslexia awareness. Its passage demonstrates a monumental step forward in the lives of children throughout the state of Maryland. ~The Odyssey School
Thank You to DD-MD Members and Community Partners!
Many parents, families, students and community partners worked diligently to support HB 278/SB 15 by participating in Dyslexia Advocacy Day in March and testifying to support the bills. DD-MD Thanks you all!
Thank you to The Odyssey School for their forethought to write and foster the legislation -- DD-MD is grateful for their concern and attention to the well being of all students in Maryland. The Odyssey School students' testimony won the hearts and minds of legislators.