Holly Willoughby ‘proud’ of dyslexia and says it ‘shouldn’t be a disability’
Mother-of-three Holly Willoughby shared about having dyslexia on Thursday Morning and said she considers it ‘like a real feather’ on her hat and doesn’t think of it as a potential disability. hide
Holly Willoughby opened up about her dyslexia when she hosted This Morning on Thursday with Phillip Schofield.
The duo invited Richard Branson and the founder of the Made by Dyslexia charity, Kate Griggs, to the ITV show to discuss their goals for the future.
Mother-of-three Holly began the segment by saying: “It is estimated that more than six million people in the UK have dyslexia. Defined as a learning difficulty, many refer to it as a disability. potential.”
Philip, 59, said: “How do you feel about that?”
“Well, A, it’s not a disability, I don’t consider it a disability at all,” Holly replied.
“I see it like a real feather in my hat, I love dyslexia, I’m so proud of dyslexia. I think that’s who I am.
“I think half of the things I’m actually pretty good at in life are because I’m dyslexic,” added the TV presenter.
“That’s exactly what we’re going to say now,” Phillip later said when he asked Kate what she wanted to achieve with her charity.
“We want to help people understand the big picture of dyslexia,” explains Kate.
“We all know about the challenges with learning to read, and spell, and the things we struggle with in school, but dyslexia also has amazing strengths.”
This Morning airs at 10 a.m. weekdays on ITV and ITV Hub.
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