I looked around the room and everyone was writing away in their notebooks as instructed by the teacher. I had no idea when we learned how to write or how to do it but we had. I still remember this being one of the worst days of my life. I was just starting kindergarten and not off to a good start.
I would get bullied and picked on because the system had already labeled me as challenged. If it wasn't for my parents refusing to take no for an answer, I never would have got the help I needed and gone on to achieve what I have. Sadly so many kids and adults never get the help they need or even know they are Dyslexic.
I created the website to help bring awareness to Dyslexia as the school system has still hardly changed from when I was in during the early 90's. People with Dyslexia see the world through a different lens and often achieve amazing feats later in life. I don't think this is a coincidence, I think Dyslexia is an advantage in the modern world. We are excellent problem solvers, creative thinkers, natural leaders and born entrepreneurs. Greg Epp.com is a resource to help you see your potential and harness the Dyslexic Advantage in yourself.
Because Dyslexia effects everyone differently it can be hard to pinpoint exactly where you fit in on the spectrum. Getting a proper diagnosis can be expensive but for children, this can make the difference between success and failure later in life. The International Dyslexia Asociation a free tool that could help you understand if you have Dyslexia. It won't be a substitute for a professional diagnosis but could help get some answers.