Creative, Successful, Dyslexic
240 pages, 5 1/5 x 9 2/5
Paperback
Release Date:21 Aug 2016
ISBN:9781785920608
Hardcover
Release Date:21 Oct 2015
ISBN:9781849056533
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Creative, Successful, Dyslexic

23 High Achievers Share Their Stories

Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Twenty-three well-known people from the arts, sport, and businessworlds talk about how dyslexia affected their childhood and how theywere able to overcome the challenges and use the strengths of dyslexiato achieve success in adulthood. Darcey Bussell, Eddie Izzard, SirRichard Branson, Meg Mathews, Zoe Wanamaker, Sir Richard Rogers,Benjamin Zephaniah, Lynda La Plante, Jackie Stewart, Sophie Conran, andothers share their stories, and their advice. An introduction and finalsection that includes practical information about dyslexia are writtenwith the support of Dyslexia Action. A percentage of the profits fromthe book will be donated to the organization.
RELATED TOPICS: Disability Studies, Education
Margaret Rooke has twenty years' experienceas a writer on national newspapers, magazines, and regional newspapers.Her daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of thirteen.Margaret lives in London, UK.
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