Dyslexia and Employment

Amanda Kirby, Hayley Gibbon

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Despite increasing recognition of the lifelong impact for many having dyslexia and other co-occurring developmental disorders, there remains little research into the benefits of employment, the challenges of gaining employment and considering the support that may be required for some. This article starts to bring together some of the literature and offers some research questions that need to be answered to gain a deeper understanding.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalPerspectives on Language and Literacy
Issue numberWinter
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2018


  • Dyslexia
  • developmental disorders
  • employment
  • working lives
  • employment gap
  • unemployment
  • working practices


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