Act 1039 Reporting By the School District (Ark. Code Ann. § 6-41-606 (b))

  • Dyslexia Intervention Program Information:

    2019-present (2020-2021): In 2019, Little Rock School District began using the Wilson Reading System in small group intervention to adress the defecit areas of students identified as exhibiting characteristics of dyslexia.  Various teachers and professionals are trained in Lindamood Bell-LIPS, Take Flight, and/or Alphabetic phonics and may utilize these programs as needed to address student need.  For more information on the Wilson Reading System and other Wilson Language Training programs, you may visit thier website at http://www.wilsonlanguage.com/.  For more information about LRSD and Dyslexia Services, please visit www.lrsd.org/dyslexia.  

    Number of Students Who Received Dyslexia Intervention

    During the ​2018-2019​ school year, ​1,622 students​ attending Little Rock School District received dyslexia intervention services​ from a trained dyslexia interventionist.

    During the ​2019-2020​ school year, ​1,582 students​ attending Little Rock School District received dyslexia intervention services​ from a trained dyslexia interventionist.  During the 2019-2020 school year, LRSD adopted the Wilson Language Training programs, which are designed to create a multi-tiered system of support for all students.  Many students who were previously receiving tier 3 intervention made progress and began receiving tier 2 intervention.  Tier 2 intervention numbers are not included in this total.  WRS RTI triangle

    Total Number of Students Identified as Exhibiting the Characteristics of Dyslexia​

     During the ​2018-2019​ school year,​ 1,658 students​ attending ​Little Rock School District were identified as exhibiting the characteristics of dyslexia​.

     During the ​2019-2020​ school year,​ 1,646 students​ attending ​Little Rock School District were identified as exhibiting the characteristics of dyslexia​.

     

    For more information, please see the LRSD Dyslexia Information page.  For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact:

    Chandle Carpenter

     LRSD Dyslexia Specialist

    chandle.carpenter@lrsd.org

    501-447-3335