To read a great personal account by an adult diagnosed with dyslexia later in life, check out, I cried with relief to hear I was dyslexic. Derry Ann Morgan, 48, says, "I couldn't concentrate, and I had terrible trouble learning my spellings and tables. I was a nervous child. I took everything seriously, and I was desperate to succeed. But the harder I tried, the less well I seemed to do."
Her children show signs of dyslexia too but now she feels better able to advise them, "The children are brilliant in their way. They see the world differently, but the disability creates ability in other ways. Gary has phenomenal spatial skills. He's brilliant at making things, as is Niall. And Emma is a wonderful artist."
The article is from the Irish Independent newspaper, Monday September 10 2007