The future needs Dyslexic Thinking!
British social entrepreneur, founder and CEO of charity Made By Dyslexia, Kate Griggs has been shifting the narrative on dyslexia and educating people on its strengths since 2004. Having been surrounded by an extraordinary 'smorgasbord of Dyslexic Thinking' her whole life, Griggs knows the superpower of dyslexia all too well.
With a forward from Sir Richard Branson, This is Dyslexia covers everything you need to understand, value and support Dyslexic Thinking. From offering practical advice on how to support the dyslexics in your life to breaking down the 6 Dyslexic Thinking skills in adults, Griggs shares her knowledge in an easily digestible guide.
This is Dyslexia redefines and reshapes what it means to be dyslexic. It explores how it has shaped our past and how harnessing its powers and strengths is vital to our future.
Kate Griggs is an award winning British social entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Made By Dyslexia, a charity lead by famous and successful dyslexics. Launched in May 2017 this global charity aims to help the world properly understand, value and support dyslexia by developing campaigns and tools which explain Dyslexic Thinking.
She is a leading voice in Global Dyslexia advocacy having spoken on television, radio and TEDx. In 2005 Griggs founded dyslexia charity Xtraordinary People which united the UK dyslexia charities. This charities leading high-profile campaign culminated in the UK government's Dyslexia Review. Griggs was given an award by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown in recognition of her campaigning work. In January 2020 Griggs published her first children's book Xtraordinary People.