Note: The following post had been published without being proofread, to show readers what a mild dyslexic’s writing looks like.
“If you’re dyslexic, then how can you be a good English teacher?”
“But could you do that well without extra time in exams?”
“Don’t scientist think dyslexia isn’t a real thing?”
My so-called learning ‘disability’ and my career are two things that people tend to raise an eyebrow at. People’s understanding of dyslexia is limited to understanding it’s something to do with reading and spelling, and so naturally it would make sense that someone who struggles reading and spelling wouldn’t make such a great langauge teacher…