Information for Employers
Do you have employees who fit one or more of these descriptions?
- A great problem solver but his reports just aren't good enough
- Good with clients, but she seems unable to organise her diary
- Fails to follow written instructions properly
- Excellent at the practical job, but his paperwork is a mess
- Makes too many errors copying information
- Her spelling mistakes are frankly embarrassing
They could have dyslexia - and they could have a lot to offer to your business.
You will get the best results from your workforce if you are alert to the signs of possible dyslexia and understand the strategies you can use to help employees to overcome areas of difficulty.
You will also want to ensure that you meet your legal duty not to discriminate against employees who are disabled by dyslexia.
In some cases, the Government-funded Access to Work scheme may help to pay for specialist equipment to assist employees with dyslexia.
The Dyslexia Association can help in several ways:
or call our confidential Helpline on 0115 924 6888 to discuss your needs.