SAISD 504/DYSLEXIA NEWSLETTER

December 2019

Section 504

Section 504 is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities. Section 504 ensures that a child with a disability has equal access to an education. Students with disabilities may receive accommodations that are meant to support them in classroom and testing settings.
Section 504 Overview
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Famous Dyslexics

Ben Foss

Ben Foss is a prominent entrepreneur, activist and the founder of Headstrong Nation, a not-for-profit organization serving the dyslexic community. Foss graduated from Wesleyan University and earned a JD/MBA from Stanford Law and Business Schools. He invented the Intel Reader, a mobile device that takes photos of text and recites it aloud on the spot. Ben is a co-founder of Integration Ventures, a venture capital firm that is looking to invest in dyslexic entrepreneurs. His approach is to always focus on your strengths.

Dyslexia Resourcs

Deaf or Hard of Hearing?

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