19. Reasonable Adjustments

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

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch19

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) Reasonable Adjustments, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch19

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:

  • reasonable adjustments;
  • reasonable adjustments, and role - supporting employees, having a ‘hidden’ disability as dyslexia;
  • ‘Reasonable adjustments,’ a legal term - making workplace adjustments for employees with disabilities;
  • dyslexia, recognised as a disability - under Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA);
  • identifying a dyslexic employee;
  • employee's difficulties - caused by dyslexia;
  • dyslexia, or related conditions - dyspraxia in diagnostic assessment, for a workplace needs assessment;
  • awareness, throughout an organization - of ‘hidden disabilities’ as dyslexia;
  • reasonable adjustments, at all stages of employment - initial recruitment to dismissal and redundancy;
  • dyslexic (and dyspraxic) employees - sensitive to light, noise and movement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Meant by ‘Reasonable Adjustments’?

  • How to Identify a Dyslexic Employee

  • Awareness of Hidden Disability

  • Procedures in Practice

  • Key Work Processes

  • Conclusions

  • Further Reading