SAISD 504/Dyslexia Newsletter
What is a 504 Plan?
A 504 plan is a blueprint for how the school will support a student with a disability and remove barriers to learning. The goal is to give the student equal access at school. That covers any condition that limits daily activities in a major way.
Read the handout for more information courtesy of Understood.org
Resources for Everyone
View the following video on how to set it up.
Seeking Help for a Struggling Reader: Seven Steps for Teachers
Children come to our classrooms from many different ability levels and backgrounds. As a teacher, it's important to recognize and know what to do to help a struggling reader.
Click on the following link courtesy of Reading Rockets:
Summer Reading Tips for Parents
Click on the link from Reading Rockets for reading tips:
Erin Brockovich may be best known as the legal assistant responsible for the largest direct-action lawsuit in history, but did you know she is also dyslexic?
Read the full article from HomeschoolingwithDyslexia.com here.
“Life is full of challenges whether you are learning disabled or not. It’s how you handle those challenges.”
“Never give up hope. When someone helping you gets frustrated, don’t let them. Take a step back, because you can’t learn anything under pressure. And don’t worry about the label!”
Dyslexia was an obstacle that uniquely helped Erin become a better and more successful person, and she is a true inspiration to others.