I used to dream of dyslexic friends..... i have by being out many a dyslexic sometimes I think in my head that we all hide from each other. I work fairly closely with many friends who all work in different types of disability work. All of them have different disabilities and none of them have dyslexia. I was on a listserv recently and some one was looking for someone who looks at dyslexia from a disability studies perspective and I think I was all they found. My question to all of you is why? 

I do not know I have always found my disability to be this hidden thing that greatly affects me that I almost want to scream about cause it is something no one gets and I want to talk about and feel I can't. I also in a way I haven't seen in other areas see parents of dyselxics take this huge role in pushing dyslexic issues further and people with dyslexia are not. 

I feel issolated in this way. I also find the way I think about disability in general to be unique and in this something that is hard to find in others. I read a lot about disability but I never see me in the pages.... if I read about people with disabilities I am not there and if I read dyselxic stuff the connections to other rights movements isn't there. Why do we issolate ourselves? We have all these points of isssolation.  When I find myself trying to find people like me..... I don't know if this is possible..... 


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