Top 34 Quotes About Having Dyslexia

#1. I think I was 16 when I had the thought of maybe being a writer. And this is complicated, something I only now understand, because when I was young, having dyslexia and not knowing it made reading such an ordeal.

Philip Schultz

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#2. I do a lot of work with the Dyslexia Institute because, for people with dyslexia who do not have parental support, it is a huge disadvantage. I was fortunate because my Mum was a teacher and she taught me to work hard.

Susan Hampshire

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#3. I'd like to help other kids with dyslexia, because I'm dyslexic. It was very hard, and I know that what I went through, other kids are going through.

Bella Thorne

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#4. There's a bit of a local legend about a jet heart that has turned up over the years," Flynn said. "Any time it turns up, strange things happen.

Teresa Flavin

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#5. My father is Cuban. Spanish was my first language, but I don't speak it that much anymore because I had dyslexia, and in school they work with you only in English. But I'm proud to be Latina, and most people don't know I am.

Bella Thorne

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#6. When I had dyslexia, they didn't diagnose it as that. It was frustrating and embarrassing. I could tell you a lot of horror stories about what you feel like on the inside.

Nolan Ryan

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#7. The boy with the haunted eyes was Dory's secret. Eli. And she knew that she had to see him again.

Teresa Flavin

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#8. When I told my teachers I wanted to be a writer, alot of them encouraged me to lower my expectations and to be more realistic. So I rode away on my magical, winged horse, spraying faerie dust behind me, and laughing manically as I went.

M.E. Vaughan

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#9. I can't remember a time when I stepped into an airport or train station without wishing I were somewhere else, doing almost anything else. Just thinking about traveling gives me the willies. Traveling and dyslexia don't really get along.

Philip Schultz

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#10. In junior high school, I learned that I could be good at school. I remember liking the freedom to choose classes and the pleasure of learning and doing well. My perseverance and love of reading had somehow allowed me to overcome many disadvantages of dyslexia, and I read a lot of books for pleasure.

Carol W. Greider

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#11. Dyslexia, for me, is rather like being a six-fingered typist on LSD!

Stephen Richards

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#12. I used comedy as a way to combat my dyslexia. I was barely getting by scholastically, so I used a lot of humor.

Joel McHale

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#13. The woman who knew that I had dyslexia - I never interviewed her.

George W. Bush

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#14. One of the places where research is needed is all the sensory problems. And you get sensory problems not just with autism, but with dyslexia, learning problems, ADHD, attention deficit, you know, things like sound sensitivity, problems with fluorescent lighting.

Temple Grandin

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#15. Art's power of persuasion resides in the small personal details of one's own story, and if it weren't for my struggle with dyslexia, I doubt I'd ever have become a writer or known how to teach others to write.

Philip Schultz

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#16. Perhaps my early problems with dyslexia made me more intuitive: when someone sends me a written proposal, rather than dwelling on detailed facts and figures I find that my imagination grasps and expands on what I read.

Richard Branson

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#17. I think my dyslexia was a vital part of my development because my inability to read and write meant that I had to find knowledge elsewhere so I looked to the cinema.

Joe Wright

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#18. Whenever people talk about dyslexia, it's important to know that some of the smartest people in the world, major owners of companies, are dyslexic. We just see things differently, so that's an advantage. I just learn a different way; there's nothing bad about it.

Charlotte McKinney

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#19. When I was growing up, I was told I was stupid and that I would never achieve. I suffered from dyslexia, and in those days it wasn't recognised.

Henry Winkler

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#20. Discrepancies in educational performances - This is often one of the most obvious indicators of dyslexia.

Gavin Reid

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#21. You need to take small steps when you dream big dreams. I am a published author with dyslexia, a professional speaker who was in speech therapy for three years as a child because I had a lisp; and a slow stiff kid from the suburbs who became an All-Pro in the NFL.

Karl Mecklenburg

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#22. I didn't learn to read until I was almost 14 years old. Reading out loud for me was a nightmare because I would mispronounce words or reconstruct things that weren't even there. That's when one of my teachers discovered I had a learning disability called dyslexia. Once I got help, I read very well!

Patricia Polacco

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#23. If you are going to dream then dream big, why spend time dreaming small?

Tiffany Sunday

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#24. These diagnostic profiles like depression, ADHD, autism, dyslexia, it's half science and the other half is a committee of doctors bickering over what it should be, and it has changed. It's not precise like a diagnosis of tuberculosis would be very precise.

Temple Grandin

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#25. Teachers should be made aware of visual stress symptoms and the potential difference coloured lights, overlays and lenses could make to a learners perception.

Adele Devine

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#26. In order to be Miss Anybody you had to have excellent grades, and I had terrible grades because of my dyslexia.

Fannie Flagg

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#27. Scrabble was invented by Nazis to piss off kids with dyslexia.

Eddie Izzard

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#28. Many people with dyslexia truly suffer, and their lives are worse off for having had that disability.

Malcolm Gladwell

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#29. In 1976, divorce could still raise eyebrows, as could a woman's decision not to have children. Dyslexia wasn't as commonly recognized then, and thus not treated as it is today.

Stacey D'Erasmo

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#30. I had lots of trouble in school as a child, and I lost confidence. Teachers thought I was stupid. I learned to read very late, when I was 11. Dyslexia wasn't recognized then, and the assumption was you were incapable of thinking.

Richard Rogers

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#31. His story wasn't "I'll never read," it was "I have dyslexia, so I have to work harder to make everything happen - and I will.

Anthony Robbins

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#32. We are the visionaries, inventors, and artists. We think differently, see the world differently, and solve problems differently. It is from this difference that the dyslexic brain derives its brilliance.

Tiffany Sunday

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#33. I have made number mistakes - I have such bad number dyslexia that I can look at a number and see the wrong one. I can't remember them worth beans.

Sherwood Smith

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#34. I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was. I was called 'slow'. It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' - it's horrible.

Robert Benton

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