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Dyslexia in the Workplace
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Table of Contents

Author Biographies. Prologue. Introduction. Part A Identifying Dyslexia (SylviaMoody). Chapter 1 Dyslexia in the Workplace. Chapter 2 Understanding a Diagnostic Report. Chapter 3 Judgement Day: Tom Goes for an Assessment. Chapter 4 Workplace Needs Assessments. Chapter 5 Dyspraxia and Attention Deficit Disorder. Chapter 6 Visual Factors in Reading Difficulties. Chapter 7 Emotions. Part B Tackling Dyslexia (DianaBartlett). Chapter 8 Getting Started. Chapter 9 Overall Work Strategies. Chapter 10 General Work Organisation. Chapter 11 Efficient Work Methods. Chapter 12 General Writing Skills. Chapter 13 Some Specific Work Documents. Chapter 14 Reading and Remembering Work Documents. Chapter 15 General Oral Skills and Interaction. Chapter 16 Dealing with Negative Attitudes and Emotions. Part C Managing Dyslexia (KatherineKindersley). Chapter 17 From College to Workplace. Chapter 18 Working with Dyslexia. Chapter 19 Reasonable Adjustments. Part D Judging Dyslexia. Chapter 20 Dyslexia: An Employment Lawyer Speaks (KatherineKindersley). Chapter 21 Dyslexia in the Dock (Sylvia Moody). Conclusion. Appendix 1 Checklists for Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, AD(H)D and VisualStress. Appendix 2 Assistive Technology. Appendix 3 Relaxation and Visualisation Exercises (DianaBartlett). Appendix 4 Useful Addresses. Appendix 5 Further Reading. Index.

About the Author

Diana Bartlett is a psychologist specialising in dyslexia,memory, social skills training, language and learning. She works asa one-to-one trainer and adviser for dyslexic adults in theworkplace and in higher education. Sylvia Moody is a clinical psychologist specialising inthe assessment of dyslexic adults. She has written award-winningbooks on dyslexia for teenagers, students and employed adults.

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"Dyslexia in the workplace is a detailed and comprehensive guidewith 5 helpful Appendices. This guide is equally useful foremployers, dyslexia professionals and dyslexia workers." (DyslexiaContact, 3 September 2011) "A good book and one I would like to keep on the shelf and willcertainly wish to refer to again." (Dyslexia Review, 1 July2011) "This is a well written and thoughtfully structed book, and onewhich deserves a wide readership." (RoSPA Occupational Safety &Health Journal, 1 February 2011) "This book is a must-read for all professionals who work withdyslexic employees as well as to dyslexic employees themselves. Istrongly recommend it." (PATOSS Bulletin, Summer 2011) "Dyslexia in the Workplace is a very useful guide.Whereas it can be read from cover to cover, the format also allowsthe reader to dip in and find the parts they want to refer to. Itis very clearly set out and its accessibility and explanatoryapproach make it a reassuring read as well as an enlightening one.Each chapter ends with further reading in the companion volumes forthose who wish to find out more." (Dyslexia Review, Summer2011)

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