What do we know?
Dyslexia and neuro-differences are over-represented in the offender population (52%) and among people who are long term unemployed (av. 28%) compared to the working population (8%-10%).
What are the issues?
Most projects to date have tackled literacy, which is expensive, time consuming and produces few solid successes. However, recent research suggests that literacy is not the most prevailing issue for adults with neuro-differences .Literacy issues are a symptom, not a cause. Poor ‘working memory’ and ‘processing speed’ are the […]