Act 1039 of 2017 Reporting By the School District (Ark. Code Ann. § 6-41-606 (b))
During the 2017-2018 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.
Number of Students Who Received Dyslexia Intervention
During the 2017-2018 school year, 1198 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 2017-2018 school year, 1198 students attending Little Rock School District were identified as exhibiting the characteristics of dyslexia.