Act 1039 of 2018 Reporting By the School District (Ark. Code Ann. § 6-41-606 (b))
Dyslexia Intervention Program Information:
During the 2018-2019 school year, Little Rock School District used the evidenced-based program from the Institute for Multi-sensory Education in small group intervention to address the deficit areas of students identified as exhibiting the characteristics of dyslexia. Various teachers have been trained in the following dyslexia intervention programs in addition to IMSE: Lindamood Bell- LIPS, LIndamood Bell- Seeing Stars, Take Flight, and Alphabetic Phonics.
For the 2019-2020 school year, Little Rock School District will begin 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.
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.
For questions, comments, or concerns, please contact:
LRSD Dyslexia Specialist