Kara Tointon's BBC Lifeline Appeal for Dyslexia Action

Former Eastenders actress and Strictly Come Dancing winner, Kara Tointon presents an appeal on behalf of Dyslexia Action, a charity that provides specialised tuition, support and training to ensure that people living with dyslexia have the best chance of reaching their full potential in life. As a dyslexic herself, this is a charity close to Kara's heart.The film features Gavin, a 34 year old dad of two who spent many of his school years frustrated and angry as he could barely read or write, and ended up dropping out of his studies. Having experienced some difficult times, where he struggled to keep his life on track, Gavin shares his experience of finding Dyslexia Action and the difference that the charity has made to him and to his family's future.

Release date: 21 Jul 2013

5 minutes

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