Keith Harris: I lost a £7m fortune because of my dyslexia
It's all down to the dyslexia. I can't read or write. Reading contracts? I didn't, I just signed them. “I got into trouble many times. I signed myself away for 14 years to someone once – 25 per cent I was paying. I had no idea. “I've been brought up to ...
The Independent - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:56

Ventriloquist Keith Harris: I lost £7m over my dyslexia
Belfast Telegraph - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 06:41

Ventriloquist Keith Harris: 'I lost £7 million because of my dyslexia' - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 04:48

Orville the Duck star Keith Harris tells how dyslexia cost him £7m fortune ...
Scottish Daily Record - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:18

Ventriloquist Keith Harris loses £7m fortune due to dyslexia
Daily Star - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:03

Princeton nonprofit group shows unique challenges facing students with dyslexia
For a person with dyslexia, trying to write a word or a number can be much like that, said Susan Lippman, professional outreach coordinator for the local site of Learning Ally, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping those with learning disabilities.
The Star-Ledger - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:15

Public schools to test for dyslexia this fall
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(KTHV) - Starting this fall, every public school child in Kindergarten through second grade will get tested for dyslexia in Arkansas. The 2013 legislature approved the new act to ensure public schools meet the needs of all children ...
THV 11 - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:26

'I'm Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic'
It is not due to lack of smarts or motivation — Josh is dyslexic. “There was a student that said, 'Are you stupid?' Because my brain was working in a different way,” Josh said. “And I'm just like, 'No, I am not stupid…I'm just dyslexic.' ” In every U ...
WBUR - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:22

Cisco CEO John Chambers: My Dyslexia Is A Weakness AND A Strength
Chambers has dyslexia, a learning disability, and, years ago, he accidentally became a public spokesperson for it. And he learned to overcome it and go to college. He has multiple degrees (a juris doctorate, bachelor's, and an MBA). But talking about ...
Business Insider - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:52

Dyslexia testing to begin in public schools
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - Schools in Arkansas are now following through with new requirements for all students with dyslexia. This comes after Arkansas lawmakers approved a measure ensuring that all children with the disability would have proper ...
THV 11 - Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:23

Adults With Dyslexia More Likely to be Abused as Kids
More than a third of adults with dyslexia say they were physically abused before they turned 18, according to a survey of more than 13,000 adults. In contrast, just seven percent of people without dyslexia reported abuse. “Even after accounting for age ...
The Epoch Times - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:11

New law to help Illinois students with dyslexia
Pat Quinn on Saturday entitles dyslexic students to special education services. It also creates a reading advisory group that will operate for one year. The group will create recommendations for school districts on recognizing and instructing dyslexic ...
Bellingham Herald - Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:33

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