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How common are reasonable adjustments for people with dyslexia?

Earlier this year I undertook a survey, to which 214 people responded, to investigate how common reasonable adjustments are for adults with dyslexia, in the workplace.

I was particularly interested in the number of people receiving formal adjustments, such as technology and coaching, and those receiving informal adjustments, such as flexibility in learning new tasks or ability to chose  flexitime.  It is of interest how many formal adjustments exist in relation to services such as Access to Work.  Informal adjustments show […]

Does Strategy Coaching Work? Results of our Research

Dyslexia is a particular cognitive style that results in poor phonological processing, poor phonological working memory, poor sequencing and processing speed (Guest, 2009; Shaywitz et al. 1990’s) but with above average strengths in verbal comprehension, perceptual reasoning and mechanical ability (Eide and Eide, 2011; Von Karolyi, 2001 – 2005). There are individual variations but this is a typical profile description.


The choice of topics to […]