Henry Winkler named literacy hero in United Kingdom

December 06, 2013

Henry Winkler ’67 was recently named one of the UK’S top 10 Literacy Heroes by a panel of celebrity judges. The heroes were celebrated at a VIP reception at Clarence House hosted by its Patron HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. All 10 are “individuals who either made a significant impact on the reading skills of others or overcome problems to succeed themselves.” Winkler has overcome dyslexia and written numerous children’s books. He has also helped raised awareness of learning disabilities in children that can impair literacy skills at an early age.

Read more on the BBC's website.