BBC News – Kara Tointon’s struggle with dyslexia

Posted by on November 11, 2010 in News, Press and Testimonials

It’s always good to see celebrities using their fame to help people. Learning Breakthrough salutes British star Kara Tointon for going public about her Dyslexia. Kara Tointon’s BBC Documentary, “Kara Tointon: Don’t Call Me Stupid” will help people overcome the stigmatization and seek treatments that can and do help adults with dyslexia.

It’s always good to see celebrities using their fame to help people. Learning Breakthrough salutes British star Kara Tointon for going public about her Dyslexia. Kara Tointon’s BBC Documentary, “Kara Tointon: Don’t Call Me Stupid” will help people overcome the stigmatization and seek treatments that can and do help adults with dyslexia.

From the BBC.UK site:

Actress and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Kara Tointon has battled with dyslexia all her life and longs to be able to read a book from cover to cover.

You can see how Kara tries to overcome the condition in Kara Tointon: Don’t Call Me Stupid on Thursday 11 November at 2100 GMT on BBC Three. The programme will also be available on the BBC iPlayer.

via BBC News – Kara Tointon’s struggle with dyslexia.

Our clients are frequently telling us that overcoming the stigma is one of the hardest things about seeking treatment for dyslexia. This documentary will help thousands of people by shedding light on the dyslexia challenge.