What have these two authors got in common? Both of them have dyslexia Both of them have used their creative side to write books for children Do you like reading? Why not try writing your own book? You could write it about a funny day you had or about your family
Do you know anyone with dyslexia? Remember that while they may struggle with some areas, people with dyslexia can find other aspects of learning easier. Why not offer to help them if you know they are struggling? People with dyslexia can be very clever and do amazing things. They are often very creative.
Where to go if you want help? Firstly you should talk to your parents or teachers and don’t be afraid to say you are having trouble with something at school If they aren’t sure what to do, you can ask them to call the British Dyslexia Association helpline on 0333 405 4567 as they can give friendly advice
Useful Resources Understanding Dyslexia: a Guide for Families, 7-11 yearsUnderstanding Dyslexia: a Guide for Families, 7-11 years Understanding Dyslexia: a Guide for Parents, Carers and Young People, secondary yearsUnderstanding Dyslexia: a Guide for Parents, Carers and Young People, secondary years FAQs on the BDA websiteBDA website