SAISD 504/Dyslexia Newsletter
A Parent's Guide to Section 504 in Public Schools
Resources for All Students and Families
National Geographic Kids
Students can access Nat Geo Kids on their Class Link.
6 Remote Learning Solutions Kids Came Up with on Their Own
Characteristics of Dyslexia
Reading to my son: 5 ways I get ready as a dyslexic dad
So that’s when I developed a system to make sure I’m not stumbling and bumbling over words. Being a parent is a selfless act. It’s bigger than my insecurities. It’s about wanting to read with my son to create memories and connection.
Jack Horner dreamed of becoming a paleontologist and of making contributions that would help our understanding of dinosaurs as living creatures. Because of his poor grades Horner knew that achieving this goal by getting a Ph.D. would be close to impossible. However; he held tight to his dreams, and followed his own path to success, and now directs his own research projects and teaches undergraduate and graduate students. His work has been honored with a MacArthur “Genius” Award, and he served as a technical adviser for the Jurassic Park films, which based one of their main characters on him.
"I think dyslexia and the consequences of dyslexia explain my own success. From my failures, I've learned where I need help, such as in reading and math. But I've also learned from my accomplishments what I'm better at than the linear thinkers."