10 Dyslexia Awareness Quotes To Inspire You

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, and currently 14.5 to 43.5 million children and adults, in the world have dyslexia. However, despite these large numbers, many students struggle in traditional classroom settings.

Our goal at BTES is to change that! With our Educational Therapy programs, Orton-Gillingham and LIPS-based approach, and personalized intervention, we target the foundational skills needed to support our students’ needs.

Whether you, your child, or someone you know has dyslexia or you happened across this page by accident, we hope that you will reach out to us for more information. We also hope to inspire you with these dyslexia awareness quotes.

Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious. And however difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. It matters that you just don’t give up.

—Professor Stephen Hawking

Dyslexia is a different brain organization that needs different teaching methods. It is never the fault of the child, but rather the responsibility of us who teach to find methods that work for that child.

—Dr. Maryanne Wolf

Dyslexia is not a disease or an identifiable physical condition, but a learning style.


Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can read, write, and count. It is a small window of time to learn and develop at the pace that is right for each individual child. Earlier is not better.

—Magda Gerber

I may have dyslexia, but dyslexia does not have me.


Being diagnosed with dyslexia at age 60 was like the last piece of the puzzle in a tremendous mystery that I’ve kept to myself all these years.

—Stephen Spielberg

I don’t ‘suffer’ from dyslexia. I live with it and work with it. I suffer from the ignorance of people who think they know what I can and cannot do.

—Erica Cook

I read so slow. If I have a script, I’m going to read it five times slower than any other actor, but I’ll be able to tell you everything in it it. It kills me that there are standardized tests geared towards just one kind of child.

—Channing Tatum

Impossible is just an opinion.

—Paulo Coelho

Dyslexia is more common than you can imagine. You are not alone. And while you will have this the rest of your life, you can dart between the raindrops to get where you want to go and it will not hold you back.

—Steven Spielberg

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