This bill would require the National Science Foundation (NSF) to devote specified funding to support dyslexia research that can be used in practical applications. Research would include finding best practices for:
Early identification of children and students with dyslexia;
Professional development about dyslexia for teachers and administrators;
Curriculum development and evidence-based educational tools for children with dyslexia.
Within the NSF’s annual congressional budget justification the amount requested for its Research in Disabilities Education program which advances the goal of broadening the participation and achievement of learners with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.