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Local dyslexic pleas for empathy

Painful memories triggered by online comments

A local woman with dyslexia is urging us to be more considerate when people make spelling mistakes.

Aileen Broad's comments come after a freshly painted road marking on the outskirts of St John's had to be changed because it was spelt wrong.

The error was posted on social media, and Aileen says some of the comments about it triggered painful memories of being ridiculed at school.

She believes the matter could have been handled in a much better way:

For support you can contact the Manx Dyslexia Association.

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