State Senate passes bills aimed at helping students with dyslexia, after years of lobbying by Ocean City family - Upper Cape May - pressofAtlanticCity.com Mobile

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State Senate passes bills aimed at helping students with dyslexia, after years of lobbying by Ocean City family

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Press photo by Brian Branch Price

Samantha Ravelli sits with state Sen. Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May, Cumberland, Atlantic, during votes Thursday to adopt legislation requiring better assistance for students with dyslexia.

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After almost eight years of lobbying, Beth Ravelli sat stunned as the state Senate unanimously passed a group of bills Thursday that should make it easier for children with dyslexia and other reading disorders to be diagnosed and treated.

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Press photo by Brian Branch Price

Samantha Ravelli sits with state Sen. Jeff Van Drew, D-Cape May, Cumberland, Atlantic, during votes Thursday to adopt legislation requiring better assistance for students with dyslexia.