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COKID’s mission is to ensure that all dyslexic children are identified and receive appropriate intervention and support to achieve their full potential.

UPCOMING EVENTS

FEBRUARY 18, 2020: Colorado House Education Committee Hearing for HB20-1288. https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/hb20-1288

Please consider joining us to support this legislation. For more details please follow on our Facebook feed at COKID.INFO.

MARCH 7, 2020: Symposium on the Legal Rights and Plans of Struggling Readers

Colorado Kids Identified with Dyslexia (COKID) and the DU Children’s Legal Advocacy groups are co-sponsoring this Symposium. Intended audience is Parents, Educators, Advocates, and Community Members. Details are subject to change. Location: Sturm College of Law, Rickertson Building, 2255 E Evans Ave, Denver, CO 80210

TO LEARN MORE AND REGISTER USE THIS LINK: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-the-legal-rights-and-plans-of-struggling-readers-registration-87177677781?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR0RHh5BjYBNXg_PzyETs9lV8bEarz-cSTQFAtnv78zqr36_lC7oqC7zTJE

COKID C0-Chairs with APM Reports Emily Hanford. December 2019.
COKID Co-Chairs (Or as some would say, a Septet of Peers) with 
Rocky Mountain IDA Reading in the Rockies speaker and author Wiley Blevins. 

HB19-1134 UPDATE

The Colorado Dyslexia Working Group established with the passage of HB19-1134. Details can be found below and more information can be found at:
http://www.cde.state.co.us/coloradoliteracy/codyslexiaworkgroup

Meeting Dates and Locations

All meetings of the Dyslexia Working Group will be open to the public; however, only working group members will have an active role in the meeting.  The Working Group meetings will be held on the following dates, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  

  • September 20, 2019: CDE, 201 E. Colfax, State Board of Education room 
  • October 17, 2019: CDE, 201 E. Colfax, State Board of Education room 
  • December 6, 2019: CDE, 201 E. Colfax, State Board of Education room 
  • January 8, 2020: TBA
  • March 12, 2020: TBA
  • April 8, 2020: TBA
  • May 22, 2020: CDE, 201 E. Colfax, State Board of Education room 

We are so incredibly proud to announce that The Reading League and COKID are now Alliance Partners!! The Reading League’s mission is to Advance Evidence in Practice and brings together some of the most preeminent researchers, educators and advocates to promote science based solutions to America’s literacy crisis. We support their mission whole-heartedly and we are so proud to be called a partner. Please visit their website at https://www.thereadingleague.org/ and become a member and donate if you can. Their success is our success.

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HB19-1134 Identification And Interventions For Students With Dyslexia has been signed by Governor Polis! To read the final bill use the link below and stay tuned for information about how to apply to be a part of the Colorado Dyslexia Working Group.

https://leg.colorado.gov/bills/hb19-1134

Click to read COKID’s Open Letter Regarding Literacy in Colorado, SB 19-199 (Read Act Implemenation) & HB 19-1134 (Identification & Intervention for Dyslexic Students:

https://www.cokid.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/COKID-Open-Letter-April-2019-Final.pdf