More and more famous celebrities are coming forward and admitting they have forms of Specific Learning Difficulties (Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD and Dyscalculia). Below is just a small cross section of famous dyslexics.
Jamie Oliver OBE
...I think it's really good that this charity helps kids realise that they've got possibilities and that they can excel in anything. ”
I was, on the whole, considerably discouraged by my school days. It was not pleasant to feel oneself so completely outclassed and left behind at the beginning of the race ”
To deny a dyslexic person a proper education can be a waste of potential, if the correct training is incorporated into the education system it will encourage individual pupils to develop their personal skills. ”
I'm dyslexic and so are four of my children. It can be very difficult in the beginning but then you learn to cope with it. ”
I fell in love with Drama at school, where I struggled with other lessons because of my dyslexia ”
Sir Richard Branson stars in inspirational children’s audio book.
Sir Richard Branson talks exclusively about his struggles with dyslexia to inspire children, parents and teachers.
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I was, on the whole, considerably discouraged by my school days. It was not pleasant to feel oneself so completely outclassed and left behind at the beginning of the race.”