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A'JA WILSON FOUNDATION

Our Goal, Vision & Commitment

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OUR MISSION

Changing the culture by overcoming the stigma of dyslexia and putting an end to bullying.

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Dyslexia is the #1 most common learning disability.

(American Dyslexia Association, The International Dyslexia Association, The
Dyslexia Center, The Dyslexia Foundation,
The Child Mind Institute)

80%

70-80% of people
with poor reading skills, are likely dyslexic.

(The Dyslexia Center of Utah, 2015)

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It is estimated that 1:10 people have dyslexia.

(American Dyslexia Association, The International Dyslexia Association, The Dyslexia Center, The Dyslexia Foundation, The Child Mind Institute)

20%

20% of school aged chidren in the US have dyslexia.

(American Dyslexia Association, The International Dyslexia Association, The Dyslexia Center, The Dyslexia Foundation, The Child Mind Institute)

#POWERTOEMPOWER

AWF was founded by A’ja and her parents, Roscoe and Eva Wilson. The AWF

mission is two-fold, we serve as a resource for children and their families who struggle with dyslexia to empower them to reach their full potential through educational programming, workshops and camps. AWF works to change the culture of students to prevent bullying through education and mentoring, challenging students to use their power to empower compassion and inclusivity amongst their peers.

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More than 1:5 stuents report being bullied.

23%

23% of female students report being bullied more
than male students at school.

3.2M

Over 3.2 million students are bullied each year.

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SECONDS

When bystanders intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds 57% of the time.

#CHOOSEKINDESS

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