Dyslexia is often thought to be just about how someone can’t read, write or spell. Yet, it is far more than that! It can also impact the organisational skills of the individual, their memory or or taking in information.  However, the strengths of dyslexia far outweighs the negatives. But so many people only focus on … Read more


Dyslexia and Perfection

In today’s world, the ideal of perfection and becoming perfect can be a siren song – or a double edged sword. Dr Brene Brown calls perfection a ’20 tone shield’. We might believe it is protecting us but it is often limiting us. Keeping us small.  I have found that some with dyslexia go one … Read more

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Dyslexia and Broken

All too often, I’ve heard dyslexic students and adults say that they need to be fixed or that they are broken.  All too often, they have spent years wondering, struggling and fighting this ‘idea’ that they are ‘wrong’ or ‘broken’. From young lads sobbing their heart out, begging to be told what is ‘wrong with … Read more


Dyslexia & Starting Over

Starting over, when you have dyslexia, seems to be a common occurrence – if not a daily occurrence. I know that many people will say that it doesn’t matter if you have dyslexia or not everyone has to start over. But, when you’re dyslexic, being knocked back, put down or discouraged seems like a daily … Read more