3. Judgement Day: Tom Goes for an Assessment

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

Published Online: 16 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch3

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) Judgement Day: Tom Goes for an Assessment, in Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669341.ch3

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:

  • judgement day - Tom Goes for an Assessment;
  • idea of being assessed, quite daunting - dyslexic clients, reporting variety of emotions;
  • day of assessment - or judgement day;
  • battling to keep some self-respect - in the face of constant frustration and humiliation;
  • collection of difficulties - didn't know what to believe about oneself;
  • assessment progression - worst fears being realised;
  • despondent and defeated - waiting for psychologist's ‘pronouncement’;
  • energy put into ‘hiding’ - finding constructive ways of dealing with problems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Further Reading