Legal Issues

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This site, Homeschooling With Dyslexia, was founded to educate parents of children with dyslexia.  It is critical to understand how dyslexic children learn so we can teach them with the best possible methods!

It is also imperative for parents to understand the legal rights of their dyslexic kids.  From school requirements like foreign languages and language arts to acquiring accommodations in college, there are laws that need to be understood to help your child both at school and in the workplace.

As long as the myriad of myths and misunderstandings about dyslexia exist and are widely circulated, knowledge of our kids’ rights will be foundational.

The following resources will help you find reliable, legal information for your family members with dyslexia:

Homeschool Legal Defense

Founded to protect the rights of homeschoolers, HSLDA is a wealth of both general homeschooling legal information as well as the rights of special needs homeschoolers.


Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.  Advocacy may be necessary if

International Dyslexia Association

Learning Ally

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Headstrong Nation