8 episodes

Inspiring conversations with successful people who have excelled despite and at times because of their challenges with dyslexia.

Words Fail Me: A podcast about thriving with dyslexia Dyslexia Foundation

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Inspiring conversations with successful people who have excelled despite and at times because of their challenges with dyslexia.

    7 - John Hoke

    7 - John Hoke

    John Hoke is Nike’s Chief Design Officer. Chances are if you have worn or purchased a Nike product in the last ten years you have worn something he has approved or designed. John talks with me about the power of design, how crucial drawing was to his development and the importance of sustainability.


    Find out more at dyslexia-help.org

    *This episode contains some swearing*

    • 1 hr 12 min
    6 - Mads Johan Øgaard

    6 - Mads Johan Øgaard

    Mads Johan Øgaard‏: An artist, illustrator and educator, Mads fuses his artistic talent and vision with his drive to help and empathise with fellow dyslexics. We talk about educating dyslexic children, Mads’ struggles at school and the amazing work he is doing in his native Norway for dyslexic children.


    Find out more at dyslexia-help.org

    • 44 min
    5 - Philip Schultz

    5 - Philip Schultz

    Pulitzer Prize winning poet and the founder and director of the Writers Studio in New York talks about the social upheavals and protests of the 60s in San Francisco, teaching creative writing in New York, and the current generation politically coming into its own.


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    • 51 min
    4 - Peter Kyle

    4 - Peter Kyle

    The MP for Hove and Portslade and Shadow Minister for Victims and Youth Justice, Peter Kyle, discusses his beautiful friendship with Alan Rickman, being the first in his family to go to university and how his dyslexia shaped his politics.


    Find out more at dyslexia-help.org

    • 1 hr 2 min
    3 - Chris Robshaw

    3 - Chris Robshaw

    Record breaking England and Harlequins Captain Chris Robshaw talks lock down life, the value of failure as a necessary step towards success, and pursuing your passions.


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    • 27 min
    2 - Sally Gardner

    2 - Sally Gardner

    With author Sally Gardner we talk creativity, the challenges of writing a book with dyslexia, the versatility of the English Language and much, much more!


    Find out more at dyslexia-help.org

    • 1 hr 3 min

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