From the office of Senator Bob Deuell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2010
Contact: Thomas Flanders
(512) 463-0102

Interim Dyslexia and Related Disorders Committee To Hold Dallas Hearing

DALLAS -- The Interim Committee to Study Dyslexia and Related Disorders will hold its next hearing on Monday, August 2, at 1 p.m at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. Public and invited testimony will be heard as the committee considers access to treatment in rural areas, the role of public education and higher education in detection and treatment, treatment for older students and adults, and any barriers related to accommodations for individuals with dyslexia.

The committee was created by House Bill 461 of the 81st Legislative session, to study and recommend legislation to increase awareness, early detection and treatment of dyslexia and related disorders. Two senators and two House members join five public members appointed by Gov. Perry to serve on the committee.


WHAT:

Interim Committee to Study Dyslexia and Related Disorders

WHO:

SENATE: Sen. Bob Deuell, Sen. Joan Huffman
HOUSE: Rep. Jim Jackson, Rep. Jim McReynolds,
PUBLIC: Linda Gladden, Elliot Goldman, Rebecca Jones, Joyce Pickering, Karen Vickery

WHEN:

Monday, August 2, 2010 at 1 p.m.

WHERE:

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Auditorium
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219

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