Dyslexia Therapy Advisory Committee Meeting

Monday, January 27, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas

Agenda

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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call and Certification of Quorum
  3. Training for Board Members
    1. Open Meetings Act
    2. Public Information Act
    3. Administrative Procedure Act
  4. Approval of the Minutes – Meeting of September 24, 2018
  5. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Program Specialist**
  6. Staff Reports – Briefing from staff and discussion:
    1. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
    2. Customer Service Division
      1. Statistics
    3. Enforcement Division
      1. Key statistics of cases and penalties
    4. Regulatory Program Management Division
      1. Update and Discussion Regarding Dyslexia Therapy Program Activities
      2. Personnel Updates
      3. Medical and Health Professions Section Update
      4. State Auditor’s Office Report on Health-related Programs at the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
    5. Executive Office
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Sunset Review Process
      3. Communication Outreach Statistics
      4. Introduction of Anti-Trafficking Unit
  7. Discussion and possible recommendation on the proposed amendments to the existing rule at 16 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Chapter 120, §120.26, regarding the Dyslexia Therapy The proposed amendments are necessary to implement the requirements of House Bill 2059, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019), and Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 116, requiring human trafficking prevention training for health care practitioners prior to the renewal of a license.
  8. Discussion of House Bill 2059, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019) and possible assignment to an existing workgroup or appointment of a new workgroup to study whether the required human trafficking prevention training may count toward the required continuing education hours for Licensed Dyslexia Therapists and/or Licensed Dyslexia Practitioners.
  9. Discussion and possible action relating to the State Board of Education’s amendments to its rule at 19 Texas Administrative Code §74.28, effective March 13, 2019, which added the Texas Education Agency’s Dyslexia Handbook (2018 Update).
  10. Discussion and possible action relating to the State Board of Education’s amendments to its rule at 19 Texas Administrative Code 74.28, effective December 25, 2019, in response to Senate Bill 2075, 86th Legislature, Regular Session (2019).
  11. Discussion and possible action to recommend approval of the Penalty Matrix for the Dyslexia Therapists and Practitioners
  12. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  13. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  14. Adjournment