Season 4, Episode 12

A conversation on growing up with dyslexia with 10th grader Hadyn Fleming

Susan Lambert talks to 10th grader Hadyn Fleming about his experiences growing up with dyslexia. Hadyn shares his story of moving around a lot and what it took in his educational journey to feel like he had the tools and resources to be successful. He openly discusses the experiences that made a difference in his life and candidly discloses what it really feels like to have dyslexia. He shares the way that dyslexia impacts all facets of education and, conversely, how becoming a strong reader gave him increased confidence in other areas of his life. He also helps debunk dyslexia myths, and talks about how an educator’s belief in their students’ potential is essential to student success.