Dyslexia: a positive advantage, even for writers

Did you know that many famous writers are/were dyslexic, including Agatha Christie, F Scott Fitzgerald and George Bernard Shaw? If you’re dyslexic and need (or want) to write, this article by Jane Hatton – founder of Evenbreak, the highly successful job board for people with disabilities – will truly lift your spirits.

Dyslexia is usually seen as a disability – a problem. Two authors, Brock and Fernette Eide, challenge this assumption and instead argue that dyslexia is an alternative way that the brain is wired, and can bring many unexpected and unappreciated advantages. [Read more…]

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