This week is National Dyslexia week in the U.K. please see the information and link below if you’d like to know more about dyslexia and how to support those with this barrier.
Dyslexia Week 2022 will run 03 October – 09 October, with this year’s theme, ‘Breaking Through Barriers’.
Dyslexia is a learning difficulty which primarily affects reading and writing skills. However, it does not only affect these skills. Dyslexia is actually about information processing. Dyslexic people may have difficulty processing and remembering information they see and hear, which can affect learning and the acquisition of literacy skills. Dyslexia can also impact on other areas such as organisational skills.
It is important to remember that there are positives to thinking differently. Many dyslexic people show strengths in areas such as reasoning and in visual and creative fields.