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Highly Successful Dyslexics

We used to run a blog series on Famous Dyslexics many years ago, and parents told us that their kids loved hearing about famous people who struggled with reading and spelling too.

From politicians, to entrepreneurs, to inventors, to artists… the world is full of highly successful people for whom books were not friends early on in life.

Our program helps struggling readers and spellers age 6+, and we’ve even had a 56 year old use the program to learn how to read! We’ve learned over a decade of running the course that two important things are true:

  1. You are never too old to learn how to read the right way
  2. Difficulty with reading or dyslexia doesn’t have to hold you back from your dreams

Just take a look at this list of 9 Wildly Successful People Who Also Have a Disability… featuring several dyslexics!