Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina

Action Alerts


Expired Alerts:

Thanks Senator Richard Burr for attending this hearing!
We encourage you to reach out to
Senator Richard Burr  (202) 224-3154 and
Senator Thom Thillis (202) 224-6342
and ask them to attend the
U.S. Senate HELP Committee hearing on
The Intersection of Scientific Research
& Education
on May 10th at 10 a.m.
Let them know that this is an important issue in
North Carolina!

The president signed into law the bipartisan Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act (READ Act) H.R. 3033 on February 18th 2016.  Thanks to everyone who responded to our Action Alerts.  They are working!

Bipartisan Dyslexia Bill (READ Act) (H.R. 3033) is heading to  the President’s Desk
Press Release from Committee on Science, Space and Technology

The U. S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed the READ Act / H.R.3033 and it has now moved to the Senate.  It has been referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

  • Please reach out to your Senators today by phone or in writing and ask them to support the READ Act / H.R. 3033.  It’s easy and only takes a few minutes!
    Senator Richard Burr  (202) 224-3154
    Senator Thom Thillis  (202) 224-6342

READ Act H. R. 3033

Expired Alerts

  • READ Act /H.R. 3033 clears committee.
  • Please reach out to your Representative by phone or in writing and ask for their support in joining the Bipartisan Dyslexia Congressional Caucus if they have not already joined. Being a member of the Caucus shows that they care that the 15-20% of students in their district are receiving appropriate education. Find your representative here.

Hearing is being held on September 30, 2015 at 10:00 on H.R.3033.
Hearing Charter InformationH.R.3033

Ask your Representatives to support Dyslexia and the Need to READ Act or H.R. Bill 3033 – a bill to require the National Science Foundation to specifically support practically-directed dyslexia research to help teachers in classrooms. Find your representative here.

Senate Resolution 275 passed unanimously on 10/7/2015!
  • U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) introduced a bipartisan resolution S. Res. 275, designating October 2015 as “National Dyslexia Awareness Month,” recognizing that dyslexia has significant educational implications that must be addressed.