Luke Birkett CMgr MCMI was diagnosed with dyslexia while at secondary school. An enthusiastic learner in primary school, his grades and concentration had been plummeting. His dyslexia was mild – he could read and write – but it made the academic approach to learning favoured by his school difficult to grasp.
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His dyslexia was a source of shame; he saw it as a learning disability. “I hid my condition for a lot of my school and college life and then even into the start of my management career,” he says. “I was ashamed of it because I thought I might be seen as stupid.”
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