1. Dyslexia: A Case of Mistaken Identity (Sylvia Moody)?
How dyslexia can be wrongly diagnosed or escape recognition.
A. Dyslexic Difficulties in theWorkplace (Diana Bartlett).
2. A Human Resources Manager Speaks (Brian Hagan).
B. Reasonable Adjustments (Brian Hagan).
3. How To Do a Workplace Needs Assessment (Sylvia Moody).
4. Dyslexia on the Front Line (Pauline Sumner).
A dyslexic person wishes to train as, say, a nurse, police officer or firefighter and the question arises as to whether his/her inefficiencies might put lives at risk.
C. Disclosure Guidelines (Pauline Sumner).
5. Dyspraxia: Problems and Solutions (Sarah Howard).
D. Neurodiversity (David Grant).
6. How To Do an Assistive Technology Assessment (Sylvia Moody).
E. Visual Stress (Melanie Jameson).
7. Disputes around Dyslexia (Katherine Kindersley).
A change in job or manager can bring unexpected difficulties for a dyslexic employee and relations between manager and employee can become acrimonious. How can such situations be resolved?
F. Access to Work Disability Support (Katherine Kindersley).
8. A Dyslexic Employee Speaks (Jeffrey Till).
9. How to Set Up a Workplace Skills Training Programme (Katherine Kindersley).
G. Careers for Dyslexic Adults (Brian Hagan).
10. Dyslexia: Attitudes and Emotions (Diana Bartlett).
11. Dyslexia on Trial (Melanie Jameson).
At an employment tribunal a dyslexic person may be so hampered by their communication difficulties that they give the impression of being unco-operative and obstructing justice. How can the legal profession be made aware of dyslexic problems?
H. Disability Discrimination Legislation (Brenda Allan).
12. How to Write a Legal Report (Sylvia Moody).
I. Specific Learning Difficulties: Guidelines for Lawyers (Melanie Jameson).
Conclusion (Sylvia Moody).
Appendix I: Checklists.
Appendix II: Assistive Technology.
Appendix III: Useful addresses.
Appendix IV: Further Reading.