LABDA, as it is known, is the shortened name for Leeds and Bradford Dyslexia Association situated in West Yorkshire. The Association was formed in 1987, it is a non profit making organisation run by unpaid volunteers. We are a group of parents, teachers and others whose aim is to help people of all ages by providing information and support, and to promote the positive aspects of dyslexia.
Quotes by Famous Dyslexics who have achieved despite or because of their dyslexia.
A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy: “He is too stupid to learn.” That boy was Thomas A. Edison”
“I was, on the whole, considerably discouraged by my school days. It was not pleasant to feel oneself so completely outclassed and left behind at the beginning of the race.”
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
“You should prefer a good scientist without literary abilities than a literate one without scientific skills.”
Leonardo da Vinci
“If you can dream it, you can do it.”