Living with mental health issues is hard, and growing up with them is even harder. Dyslexia is technically a learning disability and not a mental illness, however, due to the mechanics of the condition, many consider it a mental illness as it does not fit the status quo for normal brain interpretation. We spoke to nine people, who grew up with dyslexia, about how they dealt with it.

We spoke to nine people, who grew up with dyslexia, about how they dealt with it.

Here's what they had to say: 

Ignorance isn't always bliss.