Dyslexia Series-Disabled Legend Jackie Stewart

Jackie Stewart – Sir John Young Stewart, OBE was born on 11 June 1939 in Milton, West Dunbartonshire, better known as Jackie, and nicknamed The Flying Scot, is a Scottish former racing driver. Sir Jackie competed in Formula One between 1965 and 1973, winning three World Drivers’ Championships. Former F1 champion Sir Jackie Stewart, said he thought he was “thick” at school before discovering he was dyslexic. Sir Jackie said “word blindness” meant he had to race to keep up with other pupils. In those days dyslexia wasn’t something that got identified in many schools.

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