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Dyslexic and Loving Words: A film by Vicky Morris

This documentary is just under an hour-long, but it is well worth watching. I actually ended up crying at the end because there were a lot of things that I didn’t realise were associated with dyslexia that I’ve just put down to being my own personal quirks. It’s so nice to hear about other people’s experiences and just how similar they have been to my own journey.

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Dyslexic Advantage – Blake Charlton Physician and Fantasy Author

Blake Charlton discusses another side (‘the Dark Side’) of dyslexia and helps to conclude the videos I have shared for Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014.

Hopefully through all the videos I have shared with you this week from various sources available through Youtube I have shown the positives that exist even with the diagnosis of dyslexia.

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Dyslexic Advantage – Dinosaur Hunter Jack Horner

This presentation by Professor Jack Horner is inspiring, interesting and funny. Now where did I put my hammer?

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Orlando Bloom on what he did to overcome his dyslexia as a young actor

Orlando Bloom discussing how he overcame dyslexia as a youngster.

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Steven Spielberg discusses his dyslexia for the first time ever, on 12 September, 2012 – Interview by Quinn Bradlee

Another inspirational interview by Quinn Bradlee, this time with director Steven Spielberg and finding the missing piece of the puzzle, dyslexia.

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion: Piper Otterbein at TEDxYouth@CEHS

This TEDxYouth Talk with Piper Otterbein is another inspiring story from a young woman overcoming her dyslexia!

Dyslexia Advocacy Week 2014: Sir Richard Branson on Dyslexia – Interview by Quinn Bradlee

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!

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