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Dyslexia and Me – Exclusive Interview with Matt Hancock

Former Health and Social Care Secretary, the Rt. Hon Matt Hancock MP speaks to CEO of the British Dyslexia Association Gillian Ashley on his experience as a dyslexic cabinet minister and about how he would like to improve the system for 6.3 million people living with dyslexia.

Our guests discuss the difficulties dyslexic children and the teachers who teach them face and the divergent prospects these children face after school. They also cover the advances that have been made in both screening and adaptation technology, how widespread dyslexia and the diagnosis of dyslexia and how with the right support dyslexia is no obstacle to being a Cabinet Minister.

Matt Hancock said “One in ten people are dyslexic. That figure is much higher, around 40% for successful entrepreneurs.”

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