Adult dyslexia: a guide for the workplace

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Wiley, Jan 1, 2002 - Business & Economics - 184 pages
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In the workplace, dyslexia can be the root cause of under-performance that manifests itself in ways other than those typically associated with child dyslexics.

Adult Dyslexia gives practical advice about identifying and helping adult dyslexics in ways that are relevant to the workplace and suitable for adults, rather than being adaptations of methods used with children.
* Written by an experienced occupational psychologist
* Includes a practical question/answer section and screening tools
* Emphasises that dyslexics have strengths as well as weaknesses
* An invaluable tool for managers to help develop dyslexic employees

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Contents

How Society Can Disable or Empower Dyslexics
25
Disability AntiDiscrimination Legislation
45
Strengths Weaknesses
69
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Fitzgibbon is a chartered occupational psychologist with many years' experience of providing a wide range of psychological services to individuals and organizations. In addition to adult dyslexia, he is active in other areas of work psychology.

Imtiyaz Haque is an expert in the development and architecture of enterprise-class applications. He has 15 years of software experience and has held senior positions with iScribe Inc. and Fujitsu Software Corporation. He is currently president of Ashnasoft Corporation, a developer of enterprise-class Java products.
Brian O'Connor is a Java programmer whose work has focused on robust enterprise applications, ubiquitous computing, and emerging technologies such as wireless handheld systems. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics at UCLA.