Did you know?
* It is far more common in Britain and France than in Italy
* Both sexes suffer from the condition in equal measure, but boys are three times more likely than girls to receive special help at school
* In 1998, Pamela Phelps was awarded more than pound;46,000 by Hillingdon council for its failure to recognise and help with her dyslexia
* About 10,000 dyslexics are studying at university
* Eddie Izzard, Richard Branson, Anita Roddick, Jamie Oliver and Robbie Williams all have dyslexia