Victoria, age 16

I don’t want somebody to feel useless because of dyslexia…I want kids to get diagnosed and have access to support  while they are still in school.

Brent Sopel, Canadian NHL defenseman, dyslexic
Julia, age 17

One thing we know for certain about dyslexia is that it is one small area of difficulty in a sea of strengths.

Dr. Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Yale Centre for Dyslexia & Creativity
Sara, age 18

Don’t ever let anyone tell you that because you struggle with dyslexia that you’re never going to make it in life, because it’s simply not true.

Orlando Bloom, Actor, dyslexic
Quin, age 11

Dyslexia is not a pigeonhole to say you can’t do anything. It is an opportunity and a possibility to learn differently.

H.R.H. Princess Beatrice, dyslexic
Xavier, age 12

Dyslexic kids are creative, ‘out-of-the-box thinkers’…It isn’t a bad thing to be different. Sometimes it is the mark of being very talented.

Ric Riordan, Author of the Percy Jackson Series, parent of a child with dyslexia

What is dyslexia?

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