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Rep. Terrie Wood Celebrates Passage of Her Proposed Bill Addressing Dyslexia

Posted on June 4, 2021 by admin


As the mother of a successful young adult who was challenged with dyslexia for many years before being identified, I was very proud to have introduced this legislation. This bill creates specific training standards for dyslexia for special education teachers within higher education. It also set accountability standards for the State Department of Education that teacher training in dyslexia meets the set standards. Ultimately, early identification and appropriate remediation will help students with

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Update on Legislative Zoning Proposals

Posted on June 3, 2021 by admin


Legislative proposals on state control of local zoning recently passed the house and senate. Lots of time, energy and much reflection went into the many conversations on housing choice and the issue of affordability over many months. Collectively — across the state — we did lots of homework, thoughtfully asking questions.

Some of the most extreme measures in these proposals were modified or eliminated this year. The right to develop multi-family housing “as of right” anywhere within a half mile

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Rep. Terrie Wood to Co-Host Flag Drive in Darien with First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson – May, 29

Posted on May 21, 2021 by admin


DARIEN – State Representative Terrie Wood (R-141) will host flag drive for residents who wish to retire their worn American flags with honor and dignity.

The event will be held at Darien Town Hall on May 29 with First Selectwoman Jayme Stevenson. Details are below:

Darien Flag Drive, Darien Town Hall, 2 Renshaw Drive, Saturday, May 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

“I am proud to co-host this event with my friend First Selectwoman Stevenson,” said Rep. Wood. “Our flags represent the freedoms and liberties

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