• Instructional Program

    Once a student has been identified as having dyslexia or a related disorder, the Schertz Cibolo Universal City Independent School District shall provide for the treatment of the disorder. The program provided must be in accordance with The Dyslexia Handbook. These are the characteristics:

    Explicit, direct, systematic, sequential, and cumulative instruction

    • Individualized
    • Meaning-base
    • Multi-sensory
    • Phonetic
    • Linguistic

    The primary program used to provide supplemental instruction in Schertz-Cibolo-UC ISD is Wilson Reading System. It is a systematic, sequential phonics program which addresses both encoding and decoding. It also addresses fluency and comprehension. This program is offered on both elementary and secondary level. Lessons can take place in a one-on-one setting or small group. It is a pullout program. The number of minutes per session and the number of sessions per week will vary from campus to campus, however a student identified with dyslexia will receive no less than 60 minutes per week. If a student is identified with dyslexia within the last 4 weeks of school, the student will begin receiving dyslexia services the following school year.