1. Dyslexia in the Workplace

  1. Diana Bartlett,
  2. Sylvia Moody and
  3. Katherine Kindersley

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch1

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bartlett, D., Moody, S. and Kindersley, K. (2010) Dyslexia in the Workplace, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683750

Online ISBN: 9780470669341

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Keywords:

  • identifying dyslexia - dyslexia in the workplace;
  • dyslexic difficulties - manifestation in workplace;
  • dyslexic difficulties, making a day at the office - an ordeal, if not a nightmare;
  • ‘dyslexia’ - bearing a number of meanings over the years;
  • dyslexic person, difficulty not just - with reading and writing;
  • dyslexia, mistakenly regarded - as simply a problem with reading;
  • short-term memory, to store information - to keep in our minds for a brief time;
  • sequencing, skill involving many life and work tasks - crucial in reading and writing;
  • dyslexic person, difficulty with writing tasks - writing e-mails, getting in a muddle with short written communications;
  • poor sequencing ability - making it hard for a dyslexic person to file documents in correct sequence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Underlying Areas of Weakness in Dyslexia

  • Specific Workplace Difficulties

  • Managing Dyslexia in the Workplace

  • Further Reading