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Dyslexia and Employment A Guide for Assessors, Trainers and Managers

Dyslexia and Employment A Guide for Assessors, Trainers and Managers

Author: Sylvia Moody Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/05/2009

Edited by award-winning author Sylvia Moody, this jargon-free guide to good practice in dyslexia workplace consultancy, and related legal issues, provides comprehensive coverage in four clearly distinguished areas: Professional dilemma chapters discuss tricky issues which have arisen in practice. General perspective chapters take the viewpoint of professionals such as HR managers or trades-union representatives. How to do it right chapters offer advice on how to carry out diagnostic, workplace needs and legal assessments, and on devising training programmes. Information Point chapters provide brief information on general topics such as dyslexic difficulties in the workplace, emotional problems related to dyslexia, and the application of the Disability Discrimination Act. With contributions from leading experts on workplace consultancy, this definitive guide will be of interest to dyslexia professionals, managers, legal professionals, trades unions, coaches, mentors and careers advisors - as well as dyslexic employees and job-seekers.

Dyslexia and Employment A Guide for Assessors, Trainers and Managers

Dyslexia and Employment A Guide for Assessors, Trainers and Managers

Author: Sylvia Moody Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/04/2009

Edited by award-winning author Sylvia Moody, this jargon-free guide to good practice in dyslexia workplace consultancy, and related legal issues, provides comprehensive coverage in four clearly distinguished areas: Professional dilemma chapters discuss tricky issues which have arisen in practice. General perspective chapters take the viewpoint of professionals such as HR managers or trades-union representatives. How to do it right chapters offer advice on how to carry out diagnostic, workplace needs and legal assessments, and on devising training programmes. Information Point chapters provide brief information on general topics such as dyslexic difficulties in the workplace, emotional problems related to dyslexia, and the application of the Disability Discrimination Act. With contributions from leading experts on workplace consultancy, this definitive guide will be of interest to dyslexia professionals, managers, legal professionals, trades unions, coaches, mentors and careers advisors - as well as dyslexic employees and job-seekers.

Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work

Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work

Author: Sylvia Moody Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/08/2006

Dyslexic people face many problems in the workplace: difficulties with reading and writing, memory, organisation and time management, and a recent TUC report on dyslexia in the workplace estimates that 3 million people are affected. Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work is written by a leading expert in the field for people of all backgrounds and abilities and will help you to master complex organisational skills, deal with a large workload and cope with the demands of deadlines. It also shows how to improve confidence, deal with stress, and build on the creative talent that many dyslexics possess. Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work: - Explains what dyslexic and dyspraxic difficulties are - Describes how they affect workplace efficiency - Offers strategies to manage dyslexic difficulties and reduce their adverse effect on work efficiency - Provides information about ways in which employers can help dyslexic employees

Dyslexia: A Teenager's Guide

Dyslexia: A Teenager's Guide

Author: Sylvia Moody Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/09/2004

Dyslexic teenagers face special problems - this book will help solve them. Dyslexia, involving problems with reading, writing, spelling, memory, organisation and time management, can affect people of all backgrounds and abilities. But most books on this subject are geared towards young children; advice for teenagers is thin on the ground. Yet dyslexic teenagers face special problems. They need to master complex study skills, deal with large amounts of revision, and cope with the demands of examinations. They may suffer from stress, anxiety and lack of confidence. Dyslexia: A Teenager's Guide helps young adults tackle these problems with strategies uniquely suited to their needs. Clearly and simply written by a leading expert in the field, the book helps with reading, writing, spelling and memory, as well as giving tips on how to take notes, organise study, deal with examinations and use IT. It also shows how to improve confidence, deal with stress, and build on the creative talent that many dyslexics possess.