‘I hated it’ Holly Willoughby opens up on being ‘shamed’ over her dyslexia

“At school, it wasn’t really that well known then but at college, there was one lady, in particular, and she talked me through it and gave me so much advice and for me, that was my turning point.” Later, Holly added: “For me, because I’m not very good at spelling, for years I felt so […]

Tennis legend Andre Agassi is building tech to help with dyslexia

Andre Agassi, the legendary American tennis player, made an appearance at SXSW 2018 to announce a partnership with Square Panda, a startup that makes educational apps for kids. Through his namesake Early Childhood Neuroscience Foundation, Agassi and Square Panda are creating Readvolution, an initiative that aims to develop the “first-ever” free dyslexia-assesment game. To make […]

Artificial eye dominance may speed reading for people with dyslexia

Enlarge / Things tend to be a bit out of focus for my kids. (credit: Baruk Feddabonn) I have to admit that my only experience of dyslexia is via family members. My youngest daughter has just started high school, and she’s struggling with all the reading associated with three languages, an issue that bleeds over […]

Perfume entrepreneur Jo Malone reveals she can SMELL CANCER thanks to her dyslexia

The 53-year-old businesswoman spoke about her extraordinary and potentially life-saving skill on today’s edition of Good Morning Britain. Speaking to hosts Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway, she revealed: “I have dyslexia, so when life takes away from you in one way, it gives back in another.” She went on to say: “This can be used […]