Leslie Keton

Certified Academic Language Therapist

lketon@bulldogs.k12.ar.us

Dyslexia

Dyslexia is defined in Ark. Code Ann. 6-41-602 as a learning disability that is neurological in orgin, characterized by difficulties with accurate and fluent word recognition, poor spelling and decoding ablilities that typically result from the phonological component of language. These characteristics are often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities.

Jackson County School District uses the Barton System of Reading and Spelling, Connections, and the Take Flight program.