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What is Dyslexia ?

A general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that do not affect general intelligence.

Famous Dyslexics

Caitlyn Jenner

Track and field former US track and field athlete If I wasn't dyslexic, I probably wouldn't have won...

Kiera Knightley

"Dyslexia is not due to lack of intelligence, its a lack of access. Its like if you are dyslexic,you...

Orlando Bloom

"The challenge of dyslexia - the challenge of climbing that mountain - is something that you can mak...

Steven Spielberg

"Being diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 60 was," like the last puzzle part in a tremendous myst...

Boman Irani

Bollywood actor , voiceover artist and photographer

Magic Johnson

"The looks, the stares, the giggles... I just wanted to show everybody that I could do better, and t...

Nelson Rockefeller

As a lad of nine, he did not know the letters of the alphabet. He was thought of as dull and backwar...

George S. Patton

George S. Patton: World War II American general. General Patton led the world to victory against the...

Agatha Christie

"It was quite true, and I knew it and accepted it. Writing and spelling were always terribly difficu...

Tom Cruise

He was diagnosed as dyslexic at seven, and tried to hide his learning disability from the other chil...

Leonardo Da Vinci

He wrote his notes backwards. Leonardo's spelling is also considered erratic and quite strange. He s...

Pablo Picasso

Picasso was described by his teachers as, "having difficulty differentiating the orientation of the...

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About MDA

A group of parents of children with dyslexia, educationists empathetic to the cause, and philanthropists founded MDA in 1992. Madras Dyslexia Association (MDA) is a non-profit service organization established to take a pragmatic approach to helping children with “Dyslexia”.

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