A young man explains his learning style and early difficulties with dyslexia, also how he overcame setbacks to exploit his visual preferences and used his talents. A young business owner went to university and founded his own comic company. The comics explain basic theory children need in school subjects e.g Maths are colourful, engaging. Video is motivating to young people who may experience similar difficulties and is also motivating to parents. Encourages strengths-based thinking, rather than a deficit model and could motivate parents to identify and cultivate talents in their children.
Thriving with Dyslexia: Rossie Stone & Dekko Comics
English · Age 16+ · Activity for children · Learning through experiences · Advanced · Activity for parents’ competence development · Ages 12-16 · Coping with uncertainty, ambiguity & risk · Intermediate · Ages 6-12 · Planning & management · Foundation · Ages 2-6 · Inspiring example · Working with and mobilising others · Motivation & perseverance · Self-awareness & self-efficacy · Valuing ideas · Creativity · Spotting opportunities