ADE Director's Communication Memo Form

Memo Number : LS-07-130

Date Created : 06/05/2007


Co-op Directors
other: All Principals
LEA Supervisors
Literacy Coaches/Specialists

Type of Memo: Informational
Response Required: Optional
Section:   Learning Services - Dr. Laura Bednar, Assistant Commissioner
Special Ed Programs: Resource Guide for Specific Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia

Regulatory Authority:

Contact Person:
Ms. Susan Branon/Ms. Lisa Johnson

Phone Number:


The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE), Special Education, has compiled a “Resource Guide for Specific Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia”. This guide offers information, recommended guidance, and resources for school districts regarding the identification, assessment, and instruction of students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD), particularly dyslexia. The characteristics of dyslexia are presented in the guide. Information on assessments and programs geared toward SLD/Dyslexia are also included in the appendices.

Individuals can print the pdf. file entitled, “Resource Guide for Specific Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia” which is posted on the Arkansas Department of Education, Special Education webpage,

For additional information or questions, contact Susie Branon or Lisa Johnson, 501-682-4222.


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