TUC sounded warning bells on dyslexia 2004 – did you hear them?

‘Managers who do not appreciate the link between dyslexia and common performance problems can often judge dyslexic employees unfairly’ (TUC December 2004).

Employers who do not consider dyslexia as a possible reason for performance issues can also end up in the courts! 

The ‘Dyslexia in the workplace’ report goes on to explain about some of the challenges faced by dyslexic individuals in the workplace and acknowledges that ‘whilst dyslexic people may have problems with certain aspects of their work, they are likely to have strengths in other areas and amending working practices can ensure that both the employee and the company benefit’.

Full article written December 2004

http://www.tuc.org.uk/equality/tuc-9171-f0.cfm

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