Dyslexia

Top Ten Tips to being a dyslexia-friendly employer

Top Ten Tips to being a dyslexia-friendly employer

As Dyslexia Awareness Week is just around the corner, I have put together these top ten tips from by experience of supporting staff and organisations with dyslexia. Dyslexia is often spoken about in the educational context and is often diagnosed at school or university. Support for dyslexic pupils and students is more commonplace now, however, the majority of staff I supported when working at Imperial College London were in their forties or fifties. Not being supported and knowing what could…

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Imperial College London Dyslexia Champions 2017

Dyslexia Champions for a positive, engaged, and forward-thinking workplace

One of the greatest pleasures of my career has been working with Janette Beetham of Right Resources over the last five years to develop a process of support of dyslexic staff and managers at Imperial College London. The process we developed and implemented was a collaborative one with dyslexic staff at the heart of the process. The emphasis is on ensuring the staff members feel empowered and the line manager knows how to support them from start to finish. Over…

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