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     11 Nov 2010 - Kara Tointon - 'Don't call me stupid' (BBC3 Documentary)   

'Strictly Come Dancing' star and actress Kara Tointon is dyslexic. She has struggled to read throughout her life and has avoided confronting how widely dyslexia has affected her.
 
In a BBC3 documentary on Thursday 11th November at 9pm, Kara faces up to the extent to which being dyslexic has affected her, both as an actress and as a young woman.
 
She realises how different her life could be when she compares how she lives and works to her non-dyslexic cast-mates, friends and family.

Read more at the following link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice/pressreleases/stories/2010/07_july/27/current_affairs.shtml

 







A Branch of Dyslexia Scotland - Scottish Charity No. SC000951

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