When Laura Schifter’s parents learned that she had dyslexia, they were told that they shouldn’t expect much from her academically. Thankfully, they didn’t believe that. In this inspiring dyslexia success story, Laura talks about how good special education teachers helped her find her way to Harvard. She’s now a lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

In this video by Understood for All, Harvard graduate Laura Schifter shares her experience growing up with dyslexia. She explains how support from her parents and teachers helped her succeed. She also talks about why she decided to work in the field of education.

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