NUS lecturer found out he had dyslexia only in his late 20s

Dr Robin Chan, 54, was diagnosed with dyslexia only in his late 20s.
Dr Robin Chan, 54, was diagnosed with dyslexia only in his late 20s. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

SINGAPORE - Despite lifelong struggles with spelling and writing, Dr Robin Chan, 54, has a profound love of learning, having acquired a bachelor's degree in pharmacy, an MBA (master's in business administration) and a doctorate in biomedical ethics.

He was diagnosed with dyslexia only in his late 20s, an assessment he sought after hearing a lecture on childhood psychology that mentioned dyslexia.

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