Dyslexia In The Workplace
An Introductory Guide
|Titel:||Dyslexia In The Workplace|
|auteur:||Bartlett, Diana; Moody, Sylvia; Kindersley, Katherine|
|Uitgever:||John Wiley & Sons Inc|
|Plaats van publicatie:||03|
|Afmetingen:||229 x 153 x 24|
Sylvia Moody is a clinical psychologist specialising in the assessment of dyslexic adults. She has written award–winning books on dyslexia for teenagers, students and employed adults.
"A good book and one I would like to keep on the shelf and will certainly wish to refer to again." (Dyslexia Review, 1 July 2011)
"This is a well written and thoughtfully structed book, and one which deserves a wide readership." (RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal, 1 February 2011)
"This book is a must–read for all professionals who work with dyslexic employees as well as to dyslexic employees themselves. I strongly recommend it." (PATOSS Bulletin, Summer 2011)
"Dyslexia in the WorkplaceÂ is a very useful guide. Whereas it can be read from cover to cover, the format also allows the reader to dip in and find the parts they want to refer to. It is very clearly set out and its accessibility and explanatory approach make it a reassuring read as well as an enlightening one. Each chapter ends with further reading in the companion volumes for those who wish to find out more." (Dyslexia Review, Summer 2011)
Part A Identifying Dyslexia (Sylvia Moody).
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 (Diana Bartlett).
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 (Katherine Kindersley).
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 (Katherine Kindersley).
Chapter 21 Dyslexia in the Dock (Sylvia Moody).
Appendix 1 Checklists for Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, AD(H)D and Visual Stress.
Appendix 2 Assistive Technology.
Appendix 3 Relaxation and Visualisation Exercises (Diana Bartlett).
Appendix 4 Useful Addresses.
Appendix 5 Further Reading.