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Podcast #141: The Dyslexia Show Founder Talks About His Mission to Provide and Empower

Feb 14, 2024

In today’s episode of Dyslexia Explored, host Darius Namdaran warmly sits down with Arran Smith, the visionary founder of the UK’s Dyslexia Show, an event that stands at the forefront of dyslexia and neurodiversity advocacy. Arran, who himself has navigated the challenges of dyslexia, shares his compelling journey from concept to realization of the UK's primary exhibition dedicated to dyslexia awareness. This episode delves into the origins of the Dyslexia Show, its evolution amidst the pandemic, and the remarkable growth it has experienced, including the introduction of the Dyscalculia Show. 

Arran's story is a beacon of inspiration, illustrating the power of resilience, community, and the impact of creating a national dialogue around dyslexia support and education. This conversation is a must-listen for parents, educators, and anyone interested in understanding the complexities of dyslexia and the transformative power of inclusive events in fostering understanding and support for individuals with learning differences.

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