2017 Dyslexia Awareness Week – Becci Dickens

Becci LIsa & ELi
Becci Lisa & Eli at DiD16

Day one of 2017 Dyslexia Awareness week 2nd – 8th October 2017

Introducing my first local inspirational dyslexic…

Name: Becci Dickens (on the left in the photo!)

Age (optional): 39

Job Title or Business name:  Admin Support Officer Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

A brief description of your job role: Supplying administration support to the Area Managers and other departments

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

When did you find out you were dyslexic & how old were you? I attended an event for college and did a checklist and handed it into my E&D workplace, I was 37

How did you feel when you found out you were dyslexic? Relieved I was no longer ‘just thick’

What difference has finding out, made to your life? I am able to deal with things better

What have you gone on to achieve since being diagnosed? I’m currently doing a master’s degree in business management

What advice would you offer to other dyslexics? Get help, do not feel ashamed

What do you do to relax/hobbies? Swim, Knitting, Crochet, My Dogs

Your website & business contact details: https://www.shropshirefire.gov.uk/

 To see the SFRS Dyslexia Film click this link: SFRS Dyslexia Film

Anything you want to add? Would like to thank my workplace for their continued support and Eli for her guidance and support and my family for their encouragement and support.


Big thanks to Becci for taking the time to do this for us! Keep up the great work Becci!

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By Elizabeth Wilkinson

Since entering the field of dyslexia back in 2000, The Dyslexic Dyslexia Consultant - Elizabeth Wilkinson MBE, has worked with and provided support for thousands of people, including businesses, families, and educators.