Wednesday, October 10, 2012

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that results in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. You can learn more about dyslexia by visiting the International Dyslexia Association website.

As a writer I couldn't imagine having dyslexia. It affects many people(young and old). It's is nothing to feel shameful about or hide. Many famous people have dyslexia.

Hosted by Olympic champion Bruce Jenner, Demystifying Dyslexia takes viewers on a journey of discovery about the challenges of living and learning with dyslexia. In his life, Bruce Jenner has achieved many things. He is an Olympian, an actor, author and entrepreneur and he has dyslexia!


Healthier And Wealthier said...

I didn't know it was this month! Thanks for the post. I piggy-backed on yours and wrote on the same you a shout out of course. I can't wait to spend some time on your blog. How prolific a writer you are!

Karen lee Hallam said...

Thanks for this post. Having a 14 yo son with dyslexia, as well as a brother, and brother in-law this is nice to know. And thanks for the links.
I also want to thank you for stopping by my blog and joining. :)))

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