Guest Post: The Challenge and Gifts of Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability. It can be typified by complications in precise recognition of alphabets, numbers or word which results in poor spelling proficiencies and interpretation. These setbacks cause restrained reading of comprehensions and low reading experience and descent in the learning curve, progression of vocabulary and overall knowledge.

Parents with the kids identified with dyslexia often panic and undergo quite taxing experience, not understanding the special conditions their kids have.  People need to understand Dyslexia does not end the possibilities of learning or hampers intelligence but is just a small hitch in understanding in its usual pattern.

With specific directives and guidelines, kids or people with Dyslexia can learn to read and understand. There is no dearth of successful people with this Condition. Thomas Edison, Stephen Spielberg, Albert Einstein are just a few from the list with exemplary achievements in life.

Wooden Toyshop has created an Infographic comprising the difficulties faced by the kids affected by Dyslexia and how to win over this condition by following simple methods. This infographic also cites the brighter aspects of child’s abilities experiencing Dyslexia. Kids with Dyslexia are blessed with superior reasoning and imagination skills and are creative and adaptive.

These individuals just need a little patience and small efforts from parents, teachers and peers to win over their condition and excel in their proficiencies.


Jesper Sehested is dyslexic. There was not always much desire to go to school. The letters and words are boring, and it did not help in self-esteem and self-esteem. When Jesper got out of school, there were 71 mistake out of 92 possible in spelling.

Fortunately, Jesper today has overcome the challenges and found self-esteem. Today he has a Master of Science in Finance and Strategic Management and studied at both Boston College, Copenhagen Business Schoo (Denmark where Jesper lives) and China.

Jesper works today to talk about dyslexia and show that it should not stop anyone to reach their dreams. Jesper has published a children’s book for wordblind (which is the aim to be published in English) and also lectures on life as word blind and the matches that come with.