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Chatham, NJ: 20% of students have dyslexia; children are "underserved" by the state

May 20, 2018, Chatham (NJ) Courier: Empowering parents focus of special education seminar http://kdhnews.com/news/education/empowering-parents-focus-of-special-education-seminar/article_24213030-5bb0-11e8-a347-230d7fcff5ac.html A special focus of Saturday’s seminar was dyslexia — a population of special education students who advocates argued are underserved by current state law. Attorney Sonja Kerr said the state’s current dyslexia law disadvantages a significant amount of the student population with undiagnosed or mistreated dyslexia… Kerr said around 20 percent of the population has some degree of dyslexia.