Inspirational dyslexics, including Eddie Izzard and Jamie Oliver, tell their stories, and describe the dyslexic strengths they bring to their work - to inspire dyslexic teens and the general reader.
A beautifully designed book (packed with photos) full of wise words and encouragement from successful dyslexics working in comedy, architecture, law, fashion and many other amazing (and achievable!) careers.
Honest about the challenges of dyslexia (like problems or embarrassment at school), while showing how its strengths can be used to your advantage (for example how visualizing and big picture thinking can make you shine at work), this is a book of colourful conversations with creative, motivated and successful people who are brilliant at what they do, and who achieve incredible things because of their dyslexia. There is also a section from people working to support people with dyslexia, who have researched the subject or work directly helping dyslexics on a day to day basis, who they share their top tips and advice gleaned from their years of experience.
Read on to gain encouragement and inspiration in your own careers!
Kate Power works in the creative industries, and has dyslexic children. Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth is a graphic designer and has dyslexic children.
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