WATCH: ‘Like a Dyslexic’ is an Incredible Message!

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Does your child have dyslexia? Are they feeling isolated and rejected? Then watch this motivational video created by a 12-year-old girl and see what it’s really like to be “like a dyslexic“.

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No matter who you are or where you come from, know that anything is possible – that is the message from an incredible 12-year-old Australian girl called Isley who made a video about the frustrations encountered with being a dyslexic. Isley’s video subsequently illustrates how many people with dyslexia have gone on to succeed.

What is Dyslexia?

The Dyslexia Association of Ireland says that a simple definition would be that dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty which makes it hard for some people to learn to read, write and spell correctly.

Dyslexic difficulties occur on a continuum from mild to severe, and affect approximately 10% of the population. People with dyslexia may experience greater stress and frustration as they endeavour to learn, resulting in heightened anxiety, particularly in relation to literacy acquisition.

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Like a Dyslexic

To get her message out there, Isley sent her video to Richard Branson, who himself is a dyslexic, and he shared it.

You can take a look at the video below. It is a wonderful motivational display of all types of accomplished people, including many famous ones, from all walks of life. Keep an eye out for some familiar faces – and remember, you will succeed “like a dyslexic”!

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