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Fall 2016 — ALTA bul*le*tin

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Texas Legislative Update

For those who are new members to ALTA, I wanted to share with you the history and background for the licensure of Dyslexia Therapists and Practitioners.
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Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy

Texas is ahead of the game when it comes to identifying and providing intervention for students with dyslexia. A dyslexia law has been in place since 1986 which requires public schools to test for dyslexia and provide treatment for any student determined to have dyslexia or related disorders.
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Michelle Carter Makes History In 2016

Michelle Carter makes history for winning the Gold Medal in shot put at the Rio Olympics. With her personal best, Michelle gave the US its first gold medal ever in shot put, and she is also the first black woman to ever win a medal in shot put at the Olympics.
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ALTA's Virginia Chapter: Our Brief History!

ALTA's Virginia Chapter started in the Spring of 2016. In February, CALTs and CALT-track interns met informally in Springfield to share questions, experiences, tips, and an interest in representing Academic Language Therapy in the community at the local and state level.
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MS ALTA Chapter Fall News

ALTA members across the state are providing a multitude of events to promote dyslexia awareness and opportunities for ALTA members to earn valuable CEUs.
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ALTA's 30th Anniversary (1986 - 2016)

Enjoy this photo album from ALTA's 30th Anniversary celebration.
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