14. Reading and Remembering Work Documents

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

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch14

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) Reading and Remembering Work Documents, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch14

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683750

Online ISBN: 9780470669341

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • work documents - reading and remembering;
  • dyslexic people, difficulty in reading and remembering written text;
  • volume and complexity of reading - overwhelming to dyslexic employees;
  • memory for written text - written text, best achieved by not trying to force oneself to remember;
  • forced learning, getting facts into memory - memory without thinking;
  • good presentation - making content easier to remember;
  • dyslexic employees, asking boss and colleagues - well laid-out documents with spaces;
  • dyslexic people, strong visual abilities - remembering data from patterns as spider diagrams or flowcharts;
  • stimulating memory with active thought;
  • aiding memory by making links or associations - with other things, oldest and effective memory techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Memory for Written Text

  • Reading Speed and Accuracy: Tackling the Underlying Difficulties

  • Reading Graphs and Tables

  • Further Reading