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LA Speaks: Dr. Laura Cassidy (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-05-24

Duration: 00:06:46

Subjects: Education | Dyslexia | Language disorders | Learning disabilities


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Cassidy, Laura Interviewee


This segment from the May 24, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s interview with Dr. Laura Cassidy, the co-founder of Louisiana Key Academy, a free public charter school that supports children with dyslexia. She discusses: the definition of dyslexia; a new law requiring Louisiana schools to screen kindergartners for dyslexia; and the work of the Louisiana Key Academy. This segment is a part of the “Louisiana Speaks” series.