October is dyslexia awareness month. I want to share with you my greatest tip: advocate for yourself.
Advocating for yourself is of the utmost importance. If you do not advocate for yourself, not only will people not understand your condition, they may even consider you resistant to learning or lazy. (And dyslexic students are not lazy!)
How can you advocate for yourself through your words and actions?
- Use your words. Go and talk to your teachers directly, explain your difficulties reading, and ask them for their help and understanding.
- Do the best that you can in your subjects, even the small assignments. This will show that you’re a hard worker, and you don’t let your dyslexia hold you back.
- Stay positive. Not only will this help you in coping with dyslexia, this will prove to others…
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