Decoding Dyslexia – NJ is a grassroots movement driven by NJ families concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities within our public schools. We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in NJ public schools.

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List of resource links to help students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities.

Raising Awareness About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is now in the mainstream news all over the U.S. and around the world. Decoding Dyslexia actively seeks out opportunities to raise awareness & educate community stakeholders.

Empowering Families To Support Children

Decoding Dyslexia empowers families with information & resources to support children with dyslexia and to work with educators & professionals at local, state, and national levels.

Informing & Motivating Policy-Makers

Decoding Dyslexia’s grassroots efforts and strategic advocacy have resulted in dyslexia & literacy-related legislation being introduced, passed, & enacted in NJ and around the country.

Decoding Dyslexia-NJ Members in Action
around NJ and on Capitol Hill

DD-NJ Announcements

HOT OFF THE PRESS!
Decoding Dyslexia featured in Time Magazine’s July 22, 2019 issue.
Click here for the article

Raising Dyslexia Awareness
at Your Local Library…
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, so how better to spread the word than getting your local library involved? Go to our Events page for more details.

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TOMORROW 12/1 -- LIVE Broadcast on December 1st at 3:00 pm for the historic launch of the bipartisan NJ Legislative Disabilities Caucus. Caucus Chair Senate President Stephen Sweeney, other legislators, and advocates from the disability community will speak in a livestreamed press conference. The purpose of the Legislative Disability Caucus is to serve as a bipartisan forum within the New Jersey Legislature for lawmakers and their staff to consider the impact on the disability community when shaping ALL public policies in the Garden State.

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Does your district's reading program include the necessary components of what makes for "good instruction" for ALL learners? The K-3 Core Instruction Analysis Tool, part of the new PD resources (see posts below), provides a framework to analyze the research-based
components of core instruction. Does your district's program contain all the necessary pieces?
www.state.nj.us/education/specialed/dyslexia/Sess1/NJTSS%20K-3%20Core%20Instructional%20Analysis%...
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Educators and Parents! Make sure your district knows about the New Jersey Department of Education Office of Special Education's new webinar series on The NJ Dyslexia Handbook: A Guide to Early Literacy Development. The webinars will guide educators and families through the process of identifying dyslexia and reading disabilities, and highlights best practices for screening, assessing, and instructing students with reading challenges. Click for the memo:
www.nj.gov/education/broadcasts/2020/nov/5/New%20Webinar%20Series%20to%20Support%20Families%20and...
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