• Definition of Dyslexia

    As defined in Texas Education Code §38.003

     (1) “Dyslexia” means a disorder of constitutional origin manifested by a difficulty in learning to read, write, or spell, despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence, and sociocultural opportunity.

     (2)  “Related disorders” includes disorders similar to or related to dyslexia such as developmental auditory imperception, dysphasia, specific developmental dyslexia, developmental dysgraphia, and developmental spelling disability.

    Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia is the curriculum currently being used in Muenster ISD at the elementary campus. Take Flight contains the five components of effective reading instruction supported by the National Reading Panel research.  This includes phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and reading comprehension.