Sharing there – visitors and getting our message across (short version)
 
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We met as individuals thinking we were the only ones who had difficulties with reading, writing and/numbers. We grew strength from each other and the realisation that we were not alone. Gradually we made links with others like ourselves locally, regionally and nationally early on and continued to make links in many countries e.g. Northern Ireland, Sweden, USA, Egypt…

We learned that there are people like us across the world! We learned something new from each person, community group and organisation we made contact with, whether they were learners like us, policy makers or academics.