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Public Law No: 114-124 (02/18/2016)

Research Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act or the READ Act

(Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to include in its annual congressional budget justification the amount requested for its Research in Disabilities Education program, which advances the goal of broadening the participation and achievement of learners with disabilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

(Sec. 4) Subject to the availability of appropriations, NSF must devote specified funding to support research on learning disabilities, including dyslexia, with the goal of practical application.