I’m of the generation where teachers didn’t know what dyslexia was. The big problem with the education system then was that there was no compassion, no understanding and no humanity. I don’t look back and feel angry with the teachers. The ones who wanted to have an individual approach weren’t allowed to. The idea of being kind and thoughtful and listening to problems just wasn’t done: the past is a different kind of country...
Monday, 5 October 2015
Young and dyslexic? You’ve got it going on | Benjamin Zephaniah | Comment is free | The Guardian
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