About Mads Johan Øgaard
I am Mads Johan Øgaard a Norwegian illustrator, animator, public speaker & special education teacher.
My passion is to create art that makes others think, especially within the awareness of learning differences and mental health, I myself is an individual with dyslexia and dyscalculia. I use my experiences to support and make awareness of these subjects. Ether through art, videos, public speaking, workshops or sessions with clients.
My aim with my work is to portray how individuals with learning diffrences feel, so they can use my content as a tool easier explain their situation to others as well as themselves. Make them realize that they are responsible for their their education and life.
I have a bachelor in BA (Hons); Animation and VFX at Falmouth University. Where I directed the animated multi-award-winning short film named I AM DYSLEXIC.
Master in MA: Special Educational Needs, that I did at Exeter University.
Over the years I have worked with companies such as but not limited to;
Lingit, Statped, Logisense, Dysleksi Norge & ADHD Norge.