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Because the term ‘dyslexia‘ didn’t surface until the late 1800s – and even then didn’t catch hold until recent decades – it is possible that a huge number of iconic figures from our past struggled with it unknowingly.

One article speculates about a few of those stars of history, based on what little we know about their educational upbringing. I’ll give you a hint to get us started… the first one lived way back in the 15th century and was a man of many talents!

Check out the article here:

Sarah Forrest is a Literacy Specialist for the Easyread System, a ground-breaking online course that helps children with reading difficulties achieve their potential. Find out more at