To continue the theme of inspiration during Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014, Quinn Bradlee has an excellent interview with Sir Richard Branson about embracing his dyslexia!
Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Stop Climbing, Start Swimming: The hidden advantages of dyslexia – Jonathan Buchanan at TEDxWarwickED
I found this TEDx Talk very inspiring by Jonathan Buchanan about dyslexia and thought it was worth sharing on the first day of Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014!
On March 15 Decoding Dyslexia are raising awareness on dyslexia through the hashtag #showme1in5. 1 in 5 American’s are believed to have dyslexia. Although I am outside of the USA, I wanted to show solidarity with dyslexics around the world by creating my own 1 in 5 photo! Read the rest of this entry
Dyslexia Scotland asked via Twitter: Do you feel comfortable about telling your employer that you have dyslexia?
So would you feel comfortable telling your employer?
I wanted to write to you to thank you for inspiring me at school. My overall experience was very negative and your classes are one of the few things I remember with fondness. After I left school, I went back to college where I was diagnosed as dyslexic. That was the reason I struggled so much in your class, couldn’t keep up with the coursework and only handed in homework once in a blue moon. You predicted I would get a 4 in my Standard Grades, but I walked out with a 1. This was because your lessons were so inspiring and interactive! Read the rest of this entry