Many adults who have dyslexia have never been diagnosed as being dyslexic. Dyslexics often have significant problems in a work environment, filling in forms etc., because they try to hide the problem.
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Many dyslexic adults suffer from low self-esteem, lack of confidence and fall short of their employment ability; they are often relieved to know their lack of progress is due to dyslexia and once diagnosed, they can receive the right kind of help.
Recent research showed a high proportion of self-made millionaires are dyslexic, probably because they had the tenacity and self-belief to succeed.
Many dyslexics excel in areas such as:
* Computer sciences
* Construction * Electronics
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