“A kid with dyslexia from a broken home becoming a space scientist” is how Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE tightly sums up her greatest achievement. As a celebrated scientist, mechanical engineer and science communicator, Pocock has arguably always reached for the stars, regardless of her far from straightforward beginnings.
Retrieved from an article written for Telegraph
As I child I was undiagnosed and I was at the back of the class and I just thought I was dumb and I thought school wasn't for me and I was disillusioned. But if you know what is causing the challenges you are experiencing then I think school takes on a whole new dimension.
Today there are so many different things that support dyslexics and so if you can tap into those and utilise those then you can excel no matter where you are.