Dyslexia in children
Dyslexia in Teenagers
Dyslexia in Adults
  • It was with great regret that I didn’t do better at school. People just thought I was thick. It was a struggle. I never really understood dyslexia and who could bring out my strengths.

    Jamie Oliver
  • Being dyslexic can actually help in the outside world. I see some things clearer than other people do because I have to simplify things to help me and that helps others.

    Richard Branson
  • I had to train myself to focus my attention. I became very visual and learned how to create mental images in order to comprehend what I read.

    Tom Cruise
  • Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I learn. Involve me and I remember.

    Benjamin Franklin
  • I fell in love with drama at school, where i struggled with other lessons because of my dyslexia.

    Orlando Bloom
Silent Things

Ice glistening in the sun
The wind whispering
My tummy gasping for food
A mouse’s tail wiggling
The breath of a rhino
A pencil desperate to write
A wand sleeping in its case.


Alex Brookes (Aged 9)
Patoss Bulletin – May 2008