This resource centre contains lots of useful information on various aspects of dyslexia and learning difficulties. Click on an item in the menu to the right to display the information for that item in the page area below.

If there is anything you want to know and are unable to find it here then please feel free to contact Dyslexikit.


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Dyslexic people often have extraordinary strengths – and there are some extraordinary dyslexic people:

Richard Branson, Winston Churchill, Albert Einstein, Tom Cruise, Anthony Hopkins, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jamie Oliver, Ben Elton, Lewis Carroll, Hans Christian Andersen, Walt Disney, Ingvar Kamprad (IKEA founder), Anita Roddick, Duncan Goodhew, Steve Redgrave, Jackie Stewart, Michael Faraday... to name but a few.

Dyslexic people?

  • are often creative, good at art and/or technology
  • are often good orally, can tell a good story
  • Boy with chess setcan solve problems where others have failed
  • think laterally and innovatively
  • are sometimes very good at sport

‘You don’t have to be dyslexic, but it helps. A study has revealed that millionaires are significantly more likely to suffer from the condition than the rest of the population.’ (Dowell. Sunday Times 5/10/03)