Disney Channel is known for having relatable characters with story lines that appeal to the everyday viewer. On the  Disney Channel Show Shake it Up, an episode is devoted to how protagonist Cece copes with her dyslexia.

What is generally unknown, however, is that the actress who plays Cece, Bella Thorne, has dyslexia just like her character.

Recently, Thorne opened up about how dyslexia has affected her life and shaped her new-found acting career. Watch the video above to learn more.