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Sue Walsh, tells a story about her son, Jack Harley-Walsh, who took the challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for charity at the age of ten.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was indeed a big challenge for Jack but he also faced bigger challenges ahead of him. Jack has dyslexia and dyscalculia.

She said that Jack had a hard time finding a school that can help him. 29 schools turned her son down for a secondary school education. Her son's reading level at the time was at the age of 5 and has no measurable math skills.

Until they found their way to St. Davids College in North Wales where it helped Jack passed his GCSEs, his BTEC, and his A levels. Jack won industry awards that helped him secure a place he wanted at universities.

Sue said: "Jack wasn't unique, he was learning what all other kids were learning in mainstream school throughout the country. He was just being taught differently."

"David's had produced an educated rounded compassionate young person. Not a unique person, unique isn't David's college because they teach all kids the way dyslexic learn."

"1:6 tested kids are dyslexics. One in six, surely, that is a big enough minority for educators to reassess how they deliver teacher training programs. It also has to be big enough minority for them to reevaluate how they can deliver learning modules that the way dyslexic learn."

"Our current educational system is antiquated and it has made children with dyslexia unique... Let's keep our dyslexic kids exactly the way they are, instead let's open up the minds of these educators to provide inclusive schooling for children with these learning challenges. Let's be unique. Let us make the change. Let's change the system."

Sue Walsh shared the story hoping to give courage to other parents of kids with learning challenges.

"Our current educational system is antiquated and it has made children with dyslexia unique... Let's keep our dyslexic kids exactly the way they are, instead let's open up the minds of these educators to provide inclusive schooling for children with these learning challenges. Let's be unique. Let us make the change. Let's change the system."

Dyslexic boy refused a place at 30 schools starts dream course at university


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