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Hannah Thomas

Hannah's #blogging4charity 2015-16

I am dyslexic blogger raising awareness and money for British Dyslexia Association because of the great work they do.

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British Dyslexia Association

We support people with dyslexia in the UK to ensure equality for those with dyslexia

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A huge thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

I started trying to raise £1000 over a year for the British Dyslexia Association through my blog, Dyslexia and Me. However, I decided to extend it for 2016 too. I have since lowered my target as I was really struggling to reach £1000.

Over 2015 I did a variety thing on my blog, https://thedyslexicstudent.wordpress.com, to raise money and awareness. In 2016 I have been raising awareness through chats on Twitter in hope more people will understand both the positives and negatives linked to dyslexia.

In March 2015, I posted a blog every day on a variety of topics. Each Sunday is a blog specifically about a dyslexia related topic. This includes a blog about inspirational women with dyslexia for International Women's Day. https://thedyslexicstudent.wordpress.com/2015/03/08/blogging4charity-international-womens-day-and-dyslexia

As a dyslexic person myself, I wasn't assessed and diagnosed until I was 25. Through my blog I have been trying to raise awareness and discuss topics that perhaps are not always associated with dyslexia including dyslexic women, adult dyslexics and dyslexia in the workplace.

I want to raise as much as I can to help the British Dyslexia Association to continue their fabulous work in supporting and raising awareness for dyslexic people like me.

You can follow the hashtag #blogging4charity on Twitter. You can find Dyslexia and Me on social media too on Twitter @DyslexiaAndMe or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DyslexiaAndMe.

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