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From There to Here with Richard Branson

 

Many people know that Richard Branson has talked about dyslexia being an advantage. He struggled in school, almost failing out at age 13. He was very near-sighted and someone only thought to suggest he get his eyes tested after a few terms not seeing the board. He was beaten once or twice a week […]

Richard Branson’s Advice to Dyslexics

“If anyone ever puts you down for having dyslexia, don’t believe them. Being dyslexic can actually be a big advantage, and it has certainly helped me.” – Sir Richard Branson, Virgin.com

Kudos Sir Richard Branson for sharing his advice to a 9 year old girl today on his blog about being dyslexic.

He continued: “Don’t let it […]

Being Dyslexic – The Elephant in the Room

There’s an idiom “the elephant in the room” that means “an important and obvious topic, which everyone present is aware of, but which isn’t discussed, as such discussion is considered to be uncomfortable,” and that seems particularly apt about the topic of being dyslexic.

We know by intensive research studies (testing every child in a […]