"I used to hate school. I couldn't understand what teachers were trying to teach."
International Rugby Player
"I'd often get the letters back to front or upside down"
"I had to train myself to focus my attention. I became very visual and learned to create mental images"
"I wouldn't have become an actress without my dyslexia "
"Being dyslexic can actually help in the outside world, I see some things clearer than other people do"
"I'm severely dyslexic so I found school hard. I was great at French but everything else was a struggle"
"It is so much fun to look at something everyone's looking at to see if a different pattern comes out for you."
"What I was bad at was spelling. Still am. Anything over six letters and that's me gone"
Singer / Songwriter
"With dyslexia comes a very great gift, which is the way that your mind can think creatively."