Tackling Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities: A Memoir by Russell Goodacre is a memoir of self-help that goes on a journey looking back at Russell Goodacre's experiences with dyslexia throughout his life. His memoir details how he succeeded in school with proper help and guidance. An essential part of his memoir is to help people with learning disabilities know they can succeed even though struggles happen for people with learning disabilities.
Tackling Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities: A Memoir by Russell Goodacre mostly follows a timeline with different chapters focusing on a period of Russell Goodacre's life and how he grew from a kid into an adult while facing adversity. There are chapters in the memoir that goes in-depth about what dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities are and how they can affect a person in different stages of their life, whether it's in school, work, or other elements of anyone's life. Sometimes you might not even know someone has a learning disability because they can be unnoticeable. He hopes the book helps people who do not have a learning disability or ever encounter someone with one, what it is like, and how it can be challenging for people with learning disabilities.
Tackling Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities: A Memoir by Russell Goodacre is also a way for Russell Goodacre to thank many people he's met throughout his life personally. He's had many positive influences from family, friends, teachers, coaches, administrators, mentors, and many others named throughout the book. When determining what success would be for the book, Russell Goodacre hopes if it helps one person with a learning disability, then it's a success because he wanted to help those like himself who struggled with learning disabilities at some point in their life.