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One of the most famous dyslexics around is acclaimed director Steven Spielberg. We wrote a profile on his life as a dyslexic a few years ago. Now a new video has just come out with a live interview where he discusses dyslexia, being bullied, and how movies saved him.

“I never felt like a victim. Movies really helped me… kind of saved me from shame, from guilt. Making movies was my great escape,” Spielberg said. “When I felt like an outsider, movies made me feel inside my own skill set.”

Read more here, and watch the interview below!

Sarah Forrest is a Reading Specialist for the Easyread System, an online program that uses a unique visual phonics approach to help struggling readers with dyslexia, auditory processing disorder and more.